Republicans Once Railed Against Deficits. Trump’s Tax Plan Piles On More Than $2 Trillion In Red Ink

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WASHINGTON — Not long ago, Paul D. Ryan stood before charts and graphs as the House Budget Committee chairman like a new Ross Perot, promoting an austerity plan that slashed taxes and spending, and warning of the dangers of deficits. “The facts are very, very clear: The United States is heading toward a debt crisis,” he…