Kevin Brady – Does 70 percent of tax bill's relief go to those making less than $200,000?

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The Truth-o-Meter says: Half-True | Does 70 percent of tax bill’s relief go to those making less than $200,000?

As crunch time in Congress approaches, Republicans are aggressively making the case that their tax bills will allow a broad swath of Americans to benefit. During a recent interview with Fox News’ Maria Bartiromo, Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas — the chairman of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee — said that “70 percent of the tax relief goes to those families making less than 200,000.” When we took a closer look, we found Brady’s statistic to be somewhat misleading. The Joint Committee on Taxation study Brady’s office pointed us to an analysis of the House bill …

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