Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpGOP lawmakers preparing to vote on bill allowing migrant children to be detained longer than 20 days: report Wasserman Schultz: Infants separated from their parents are in Florida immigrant shelters Ex-White House ethics chief: Sarah Sanders tweet violates ethics laws MORE on Monday defended his tax proposals, saying he does not plan to raise taxes on the wealthy.

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"Everybody is getting a tax cut, especially the middle class," Trump said on CNN's "New Day," pushing back on interviewer Chris Cuomo, who noted reports of Trump discussing increased taxes on the rich.

"I said that I may have to increase it on the wealthy. I'm not going to allow it to be increased on the middle class," Trump continued.

"Now, if I increase it on the wealthy, that means they're still going to pay less than they're paying now," he said. "I'm not talking about increasing from this point, I'm talking about increasing from my tax proposals."

Under the candidate's plan, the tax rate for the wealthiest Americans would fall from 39.6 percent to 25 percent.

But Trump indicated in interviews Sunday that taxes on the wealthy would rise after Congress reviews his proposal.

"By the time it gets negotiated, it's going to be a different plan," Trump said on ABC's "This Week."

On NBC's "Meet the Press," discussing negotiations with Congress over his tax proposals, Trump said the rich are "probably going to end up paying more."

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonColorado governor teases possible presidential run Mueller asks judge for September sentencing for Papadopoulos House Judiciary Committee subpoenas FBI agent who sent anti-Trump texts MORE's campaign slammed Trump's tax proposals on Sunday, saying in a statement that the businessman's "proposal to cut trillions in taxes for the top 1 percent would almost certainly come at the expense of working and middle class families."