N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper points to the sky during an event at the Credit Suisse company in Morrisville in May 2017. Cooper on Nov. 30 criticized the U.S. Senate tax plan, saying half of the cuts go to the “wealthiest 1 percent.”
N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper points to the sky during an event at the Credit Suisse company in Morrisville in May 2017. Cooper on Nov. 30 criticized the U.S. Senate tax plan, saying half of the cuts go to the “wealthiest 1 percent.” Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com
N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper points to the sky during an event at the Credit Suisse company in Morrisville in May 2017. Cooper on Nov. 30 criticized the U.S. Senate tax plan, saying half of the cuts go to the “wealthiest 1 percent.” Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com

Fact check: Does the 1 percent get half of the tax plan’s benefits?

December 05, 2017 05:40 PM