The White House clarified on Tuesday President Trump’s repeated claims that America is the “highest taxed nation in the world,” arguing he is referring to the nation’s corporate tax rate instead of overall tax rate.
Trump has repeatedly made the claim, which has been proven false by a handful of independent arbiters. When pressed about his comments again on Tuesday, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders weighed in.
“We are the highest-taxed, corporate taxed, in the developed economy. That’s a fact,” she said.Read more at The Hill.