Juan Williams really was barking up the wrong tree here.
While trying to argue the merits of Buttigieg’s plan to tax drivers per mile, Juan Williams tried to go toe-to-toe with Tucker Carlson, and Juan was destroyed with only one simple response.
You just don’t mess with Tucker…ever.
Check it out:
JUAN WILLIAMS: “I’m gonna tell you something…”
TUCKER CARLSON: “You haven’t told me anything actually *laughs* not one thing.”
— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) March 29, 2021
Nice try Juan, but this was definitely not your battle.
And speaking of this ridiculous mileage tax, it looks like Buttigieg’s top aide is starting to majorly backtrack on this outlandish proposal.
A Buttigieg spokesman later walked that statement back, telling reporters that a “variety of options need to be on the table to ensure we can invest in our highways and create jobs, but increasing the gas tax is not among them.”
Buttigieg added that Congress has solved the trust fund shortfall in the past by making periodic transfers from the general fund. “I don’t know whether Congress would want to continue doing that, and I think in the near term, we need a solution that can provide some predictability and sustainability,” he said.
In ruling out raising the gas tax, Buttigieg would be at odds with a variety of transportation stakeholders, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the American Trucking Associations, the AFL-CIO and the American Automobile Association. It also puts him at odds with Rep. Peter A. DeFazio, D-Ore., the chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
Juan should’ve known he was doomed from the start trying to defend this.
This idea of raising the tax on gas would be just as disastrous as killing every puppy in America.
What are these Dems thinking?
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