Fox News defends Steven Mnuchin's wife after she boasts about flying on government plane by pointing out the rich pay more taxes
Neil Cavuto: "Those who pay taxes, it's disproportionately the top, the rich"
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From the August 22 edition of Fox News' Your World with Neil Cavuto:
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NEIL CAVUTO (HOST): I do want to get to the idea of who pays what in taxes and this is kind of interesting. Heather, I'll address you. And we can all fault -- I mean, she's a young actress and she's just married and she's just new to this Washington, D.C. So, I'm not going to pick apart how she responds on social media. That's always a tough area. But this is interesting. When you talk about what those who pay taxes, it's disproportionately, the top, the rich, the top 5 percent.
HEATHER ZUMARRAGA: Forty-nine percent pay zero income tax.
CAVUTO: Well, I will get to that. I want to show you that 60 percent of the taxes raised in this country are paid by the top 5 percent. The top 1 percent of whom I think the treasury secretary and his beautiful wife are members -- 40 percent of the taxes raised are paid by that 1 percent.