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Pete Buttigieg, Joe Biden’s Transportation Secretary, said there is “promise” to the idea that a “mileage tax” could be a way to fund a multi-trillion-dollar infrastructure plan proposed by Democrats.
It’s a potential plan to help pay for a plan that costs somewhere between $3 and $4 trillion. The mileage tax would also help offset individuals who are not paying the gas tax because they drive electric vehicles.
A mileage tax would clearly be a tax hike on the middle class and more proof that Democrats really don’t care about America’s workers or the country’s economy.