Writer wrong about McClintock

Editor,
This is in response to Ben Leet’s criticism of Congressman McClintock.
Ben Leet needs to take a closer look at what is driving our debt. Although Democrats predicted the tax cuts would widen the deficit, we now know that in fiscal year 2018, we took in more revenues than the prior year. That’s called economic growth, and the Republican tax reform bill clearly accomplished that, taking us from the anemic Obama growth rate of 2.1 percent to 3.5 percent in the third quarter of 2018.
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