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Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty On The GOP Tax Plan


Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, president and CEO of Financial Services Roundtable, speaks during a discussion on Oct. 30, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, president and CEO of Financial Services Roundtable, speaks during a discussion on Oct. 30, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

President Trump and Republican leaders are pitching their plan to overhaul the tax code as a boon for the middle class, but officials are beginning to hedge on their promise that everyone in that group will get a tax cut.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson talks with Tim Pawlenty (@TimPawlenty), former Republican governor of Minnesota and now the CEO of Financial Services Roundtable, a lobbying group for the financial industry.

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