The tax investigation by the European Commission against US corporations displeases the US administration. Brussels is acting overly strict against American companies. Washington is now threatening legal action.
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"Our" government allows US corporations to get away with paying little or no taxes, and now "our" government expects the EU to do the same.
We The People have no government, but US corporations have the best government money can buy.