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Press Release - Fast Facts

August 19, 1996

"I'm just trying to make the point that I have no intentions of doing what the Republicans are charging. I have no intention of raising taxes on the middle to pay for these programs. (CNN Transcripts, 10/21/92)

THE RESULT?

On August 10, 1993, Bill Clinton signed into law a $ 265 billion dollar tax increase on the American people, including tens of billions in higher taxes for drivers, Social Security recipients, and small business owners.

AUGUST 18, 1996

CANDIDATE BILL CLINTON:

"I'm willing to pledge right now that I, have no intention of raising taxes" (CBS News' "60 Minutes," 8/18/96)

THE RESULT?

America can't afford to find out.

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.

George Santayana

Robert Dole, Press Release - Fast Facts Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/315561

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