Revamping econ plan, Trump vows tax cuts to ‘jumpstart’ US

From The Associated Press:

DETROIT (AP) — Trying to turn the page after a tumultuous campaign stretch, Donald Trump unleashed a blistering attack Monday on Hillary Clinton’s approach to the economy while promising he would provide deep tax cuts and jolt middle class workers back to prosperity.

Trump’s speech to the Detroit Economic Club reflected the Republican presidential nominee’s attempt to reboot and redirect the conversation to his strength: the economy. Trump offered a few new policy specifics but trained much of his attention on his Democratic opponent.

“The one common feature of every Hillary Clinton idea is that it punishes you for working and doing business in the United States,” Trump said. He said he wants to “jumpstart America” and added, “It won’t even be that hard.”

Delivering his speech from a teleprompter at a downtown convention center, Trump was interrupted every few minutes by protesters – all women – who stood on chairs and shouted at him before being pulled out of the room by security guards. Though their chants were inaudible, the protests appeared coordinated, and Trump varied between powering through his speech and acknowledging the interruptions.

“It’s all very well planned out,” Trump said of the protesters. He added at one point, “I will say, the Bernie Sanders people had far more energy and spirit.”

Turning to taxes, Trump said no business should pay more than 15 percent of its income in taxes, a major drop from the current 35 percent corporate tax rate.

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