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How Trump and Congress can help Rust Belt and low-income families through tax reform

April Ponnuru, Senior Advisor at CRN and contributor to the Washington Examiner, writes in a recent piece:

Whatever else comes of it, President Trump’s election has at least placed new attention on economically stressed families and discouraged workers. The anxiety among these voters was palpable, especially in the Rust Belt states of Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia, which Trump won by historically large margins.

The role of these voters in the election helped to make my friend J. D. Vance’s book Hillbilly Elegy a bestseller. Other authors have also explored how a changing economy and new patterns of family life have combined to make things more precarious for many people, especially those (the majority of Americans) without college degrees. Many fear this is shaping up to be a “miserable 21st century.

Read April’s full Washington Examiner piece here.