Marc Short among leaders of GOP campaign against Biden’s tax increases: reports


The chief of staff to former Vice President Mike Pence is among the Republicans forming a campaign against President Biden’s plans to increase taxes to fund his infrastructure package, news outlets reported on Tuesday.

Marc Short, a former top aide to Pence, will reportedly help lead the Coalition to Protect American Workers, a GOP group that intends to spend at least $25 million within a month on a campaign against the president’s tax plans, including television and digital advertisements.

Axios first reported the newly formed group’s plans for spending followed by Bloomberg News, with both outlets citing a person familiar with the matter.

The coalition plans to take aim at members of Congress who will consider supporting Biden’s $3 trillion infrastructure agenda, including moderate Democrats, vulnerable Democrats and potentially Republicans who don’t speak out against the tax plan.

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