“That 2 percent you’re talking about are people that are actually out there creating jobs,” Brown said at the last debate. “A substantial amount of . . . people are actually hired by those job creators.”
Brown has also has seized on several of Warren’s public statements to accuse her of supporting $3.4 trillion in tax increases over the next decade. That figure, however, includes major tax hikes that Warren says she does not support and that are not part of her agenda.
For example, Brown pounces on a statement that Warren made last year, when she said that raising the cap on wages that are taxed to pay for Social Security would permanently stabilize the program.
Brown uses that comment to argue that Warren supports $1 trillion in additional Social Security taxes.
Warren’s campaign says she was only making a hypothetical statement and does not back higher taxes on Social Security.