As the world of American politics is gearing up for debates and the primary season that will ultimately bring us to the battle for the White House, the players in the crowd are trying to find ways to differentiate themselves from the pack. One of the players vying for the Republican nomination is Rand Paul, Senator from Kentucky.
Speaking on FOX Business Network’s The Intelligence Report with Trish Regan, Paul pounded the table on his vision for the flat tax.
“The reason it’s 14 and a half and not 14 or not 15 is that we looked at what kind of tax cut that would generate. We want to argue that a tax cut leaving more money in New Hampshire, leaving more money in Iowa, leaving more money in Kentucky is good for the economy and that’s where jobs are created.”
Paul is a proponent for smaller government and he apparently is not a big fan of the current state of affairs at the White House.
He opined: “And if you send more money to Washington, the problem is actually you have less jobs being created.”
Time will only tell if Senator Paul’s message about altering the tax code and changing to a flat tax resonates with the American people. You can catch his full interview at 2PM ET on the FOX Business Network.