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What If Mitt Romney Won The Presidency?

IF ROMNEY HAD WON.. MITT ROMNEY Americans have voted. Mitt Romney will not be the 45th President of the United States. WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN HIGHER TAXES ON THE MIDDLE CLASS ► In order for Romney's tax plan to work, he would have had to raise taxes on the middle class. [1] By 2015, this tax burden could have increased by $86 billion - 23% more than the Department of Education's entire 2013 budget. [2,3] SLASHED MEDICARE BENEFITS Romney's plan could have bankrupted Part A Medicare by the end of his first term. [4 > 47.1 million elderly and disabled people would have been uninsured, more than the populations of New York and Texas combined. [5,6] LESS DISASTER RELIEF Romney wanted to cut FEMA funding by 40%. [7] If cut 40%, New York would have had to pay $30 million in additional funds, or nearly all of its transportation budget, to clean up Hurricane Sandy. [8,9] Ttotal bankruptcy" Sources [1]: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/11/romney-tax-plan-middle-class_n_1874113.html [2]: http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-10-03/romney-tax-plan-needs-growth-to-add-up-reality-check [3]: http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/omb/budget/fy2013/assets/education.pdf [4]: http://www.cnn.com/2012/o9/07/politics/pol-fact-check-medicare/index.html [5]: http://www.ncpssm.org/Medicare/MedicareFastFacts#.UJksvHXAeUM [8]: http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/2012/ranks/rank01.html [7]:http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/wp/2012/10/30/obama-cuts-fema-funding-by-3-percent-romney-ryan-cuts-it-by-40-percent-or-more-or-l ess/ [8]: http://www.fema.gov/blog/2012-11-03/sandy-update-6-registering-assistance-over-100-million-already-approved-disaster [0]: http://www.usgovemmentspending.com/piechart_2013_NY_statelocal

What If Mitt Romney Won The Presidency?

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Recently Mitt Romney gave his concession speech after learning that he would not become the 45 President of the United States of America. What if he did win, what policies would he have enacted upon t...

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