Steve Mnuchin just tried to bury a number that tells you who Trump’s tax plan is really for

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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite For some reason, Steve Mnuchin didn’t want you to know this.

On Thursday, the Treasury Department took a paper off its website that says "82% of the corporate income tax burden is distributed to capital income and 18% is distributed to labor income," the Wall Street Journal first reported .

In other words, American workers pay for a small chunk of corporate taxes — around 20%. The problem with this for Mnuchin is that he would prefer that you think that number is around 70%.You can see why this would suit President Donald […]