“Half of those tax cuts will go to people at like hedge fund firms, law firms. Donald Trump would be a small business under their definition. And yet they said that we didn’t have $6 billion to extend a policy of keeping low the interest rates on student loans. So if we don’t act, student loan interest rates will double in June,” Axelrod said.
“That isn’t a prescription for growing the economy.”
Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.