Save up to 90% on a Hartford Courant subscription. Click here to sign up now!

Tammy Baldwin

Senate Democrats cheer Donald Trump for bashing tax loopholes

WASHINGTON Elizabeth Warren is praising Donald Trump.

The senator from Massachusetts was among a quartet from the Democratic Policy and Communications Center lauding the Republican presidential candidate Thursday for his support of changes to tax policies that work to the advantage of hedge funds and companies that reincorporate overseas.

"All I want to say to Republicans is take yes for an answer," Warren said. "Republican front-runner Jeb Bush, Republican front-runner Donald Trump have said that we should close the carried interest loophole. The Democrats have said the same thing. So, the way we see this, Washington is a hard place to get people to...