- John Harwood asked Marco Rubio a critical question about his tax plan, saying that it actually benefits the highest income earners
- Marco Rubio answered with this: “No, you’re wrong. In fact, the largest after-tax gains is for the people at the lowest end of the tax spectrum”
- Harwood persisted and Rubio responded: “No, you wrote a story on it, and you had to go back and correct it”
Turns out, Rubio was correct. Here’s Harwood’s tweet – from 2 weeks ago – correcting himself:
CORRECTING earlier tweet: Tax Foundation says Rubio benefits lowest 10% proportionally more (55.9) than top 1% (27.9%). Avg for all: 17.8%.
— John Harwood (@JohnJHarwood) October 14, 2015
Here’s a video of the exchange via YouTube: