Taxes & Regulations16 February 2022

AAN Launches New Ad Calling Out Hakeem Jeffries’ Sweetheart Tax Deal

WASHINGTON — The American Action Network released a new ad campaign this morning, calling out Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, the widely-expected successor to Nancy Pelosi, for pushing higher taxes on Americans while voting for a sweetheart deal that lets him to pay just $200 in property taxes on his $1.2 million NYC condo.

The new ad campaign will educate Jeffries’ constituents on his blatant hypocrisy and is running in New York’s 8th Congressional District.

“The well-connected and powerful elites like Congressman Hakeem Jeffries get to live by a different set of rules than working class people in this country,” said AAN Communications Director Calvin Moore. “Jeffries is all-too-happy to raise your taxes, just so long as he takes care of himself with a sweetheart deal that lets him pay 28 times less than the average New Yorker.”

Script: 

Jeffries: Middle class Americans are struggling to find affordable housing. 

Narrator: But not Congressman Jeffries

News Anchor: paying just $200 in property taxes on his $1.2 million condo…Big ole tax break, thanks to a law Jeffries supported.

Narrator: A sweetheart deal saving Jeffries nearly twelve grand, while pushing higher taxes on us. 

Jeffries: We have to make sure the wealthy and well-connected pay their fair share. 

Narrator: Tell Jeffries to start with yourself and stop raising our taxes.


Calvin Moore

Communications Director