Commentary: Senator Heidi Heitkamp continues to use bogus, retracted talking point about tax reform

Senator Heidi Heitkamp (Jesse Trelstad/Grand Forks Herald)

In a sign of just how desperate Senator Heidi Heitkamp and her allies are to muddy the waters around her vote against tax reform, she is continuing to use a debunked talking point about the impact of that reform she retracted last week.

In a December 7 tweet (since deleted) Heitkamp claimed that tax reform would taxes on North Dakotans by $10,000 by 2027 (click here).

The problem? That’s absolutely false. It’s not even what the report Heitkamp sources that number to says as the folks at Americans for Prosperity pointed out.

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