MSNBC’s Ali Velshi to GOP Rep.: ‘Tax Cuts Don’t Equal Wage Growth’ in America

‘This is ancient history’

EXCERPT:

VELSHI: “Right. We haven’t seen — but we haven’t seen average annual growth — we haven’t seen that in a very long time.”
PITTENGER: “And that’s why we have these tax cuts.”
VELSHI: “I’m just saying — I — happy to look at an example of that that works, but tax cuts don’t equal wage growth in America.”
PITTENGER: “John Kennedy believed it, Ronald Reagan believed it, a lot of smart people.”
VELSHI: “Congressman, you’re talking about before there was cable, you’re talking about when I had hair. This is ancient history. This is a long time ago.”
PITTENGER: “I’m giving you a history lesson now.”

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