So the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives bloviates that “families who make $40,000 with two kids don’t pay takes,” huh?
What appears below is an excerpt from the tax tables published by the Internal Revenue Service, obtained from www.irs.gov. As you can plainly see, Hastert is wrong.
And in case you can’t see the graphic too well, you can access the same information from this link.
Nice to see that the Republican House leadership is so familiar with the U.S. Tax Code, isn't it?