Ted Cruz


How Much Will Government Spend Under the Next President?

One interesting metric of any budget plan is how much it would increase or reduce federal spending. According to our latest estimates, all...
Mar 11, 2016 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Ted Cruz's Tax Plan is a VAT

Senator Ted Cruz has repeatedly denied the claim that his 16 percent business flat tax as actually a value-added tax (VAT). Although...

Comparing the Major Republican Candidates on the Budget

In preparation for upcoming Republican debates, we have put together a primer detailing the candidates’ positions on issues relating to...

Fact Sheet: How Much Can the Economy Grow?

Since faster economic growth would represent a boon for wages and the fiscal situation, a number of Presidential candidates have been promising or...
Senator Cruz

Adding Up Senator Cruz's Campaign Proposals So Far

Update, 3/8/16: Since this analysis was posted, the Tax Policy Center added an additional policy of Sen. Cruz’s tax plan to their analysis...

How Senator Ted Cruz Would Increase Defense Spending

Last week, Republican presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) released a new plan to Rebuild America’s Military through a number of...
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Senator Ted Cruz's Tax Reform Plan

Republican presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) has a “Simple Flat Tax Plan” that would dramatically overhaul and simplify...
Nov 9, 2015 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Infographic Comparing Candidates' Tax Plans

Fiscal FactCheck released an infographic comparing the costs of several GOP presidential candidates’ tax plans. So far, the Tax Foundation...