Blue States Are Trying to Make Your Tax Cuts Unconstitutional

Four Democrat-controlled states, upset that President Trump’s tax reform plan will expose how ridiculously high their state and local taxes are, are attempting to persuade a federal court to declare Trump’s tax plan unconstitutional.

New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Maryland sued the federal government Tuesday, claiming that federal taxes now single out blue states, the Associated Press reports. New York’s Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the lawsuit was a practical act of self-defense against the federal government.

“This is their political attempt to hurt Democratic states,” said Cuomo. “It’s totally repugnant.”

New York’s Attorney General Barbara Underwood announced the lawsuit on Twitter. The issue is the new law’s $10,000 cap on deductions for state and local taxes. Homeowners in blue states with high property taxes will pay higher federal income taxes because they can’t deduct all of their state’s high taxes when they file their federal taxes.

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