One day after verbally scuffling with fellow GOP Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, Gov. Rick Perry called for implementing a flax tax in what many saw as a preview of his economic policies.
In a speech to conservative activists at the Western Republican Leadership Conference here, Perry said getting rid of the federal income tax would be the foundation of his plan to resurrect the economy and create jobs.
He said he would release details of the plan in about one week.
Perry told attendees that restoring investor confidence, "starts with scrapping the three million words of the current Tax Code, starting over with something simple: a flat tax."
The night before, Perry and Romney engaged in heated debate over a number of issues including immigration and jobs.
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