Jonathan Swan May 18, 2017
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Koch network to launch major campaign for tax reform

Phelan M. Ebenhack / AP

The political network helmed by billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch is about to embark on a multimillion-dollar campaign for comprehensive tax reform.

  • What to expect: Digital ads, grassroots organizing and likely a TV advertising campaign to rally the American public behind the need for a radical overhaul of the tax code.
  • The two groups leading the charge: the Kochs' grassroots army, Americans For Prosperity, and their political outfit Freedom Partners.
  • Where it fits with Trump: The Kochs, who did not support Trump's run for president, are now trying to help him, at least as far as tax reform is concerned. Koch network spokesman James Davis tells me the campaign will echo the tax reform principles that Trump released recently with his one page plan.