- Both House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell claimed that their respective tax plans would lead to a tax cut for every middle-class family.
- Independent analyses have cast doubt on those assertions.
- Both have now said they misspoke when saying every family would get a cut.
In recent days, both Republican congressional leaders have claimed their respective versions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act would lower the tax bills of every middle-class American family. Now they're walking back that claim.
"So according to the Joint Committee on Taxation — which is the…