Source: Think Progress
JOHN BOEHNER: We’ve got to find a way through our tax code to promote more economic growth in our country. We can do this by closing loopholes, bringing the rates down for all Americans, making the tax code fairer — it will promote more economic growth.
DAVID GREGORY: But there’s no iron-clad evidence that lowering marginal tax rates is going to lead to economic growth.
BOEHNER: Oh yes there is. There’s mountains…
GREGORY: Bill Clinton raised taxes. President Reagan raised taxes.
BOEHNER: There’s mountains of evidence that if we bring tax rates down, we will help spur economic growth in our country.
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The truly amazing thing about the story is that a journalist actually question a right wing talking point. Typically, to be "serious," you have to support the Republican narrative. Look at Bob Woodard.