Articles Tagged 'middle class'
Trump wants ‘a few changes’ to tax plan
President Trump on Monday appeared to call for changes to the Republican tax plan even as he claimed it has “great support.”
Trump tweeted that… READ MORE
Trump on ‘middle-class’ tax plan: ‘It’s not good for me’
President Trump on Wednesday touted his plan to overhaul the nation’s tax system by promising it’s “not good” for wealthy individuals like himself.
“I’m doing… READ MORE
Fiscal hangover: Americans will see a payroll tax increase
Washington â€” Despite a late night deal Congress forged to avert historic tax increases, most Americans will still see less in their paychecks in 2013.… READ MORE
GOP: Forget tax rates in talks on the deficit, letâ€™s look at spending
By Russell Berman, Bernie Becker and Erik Wasson -Â The Hill
Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Wednesday shot down a proposal by a senior GOP lawmaker that the House agree to President Obamaâ€™s demand to extend middle-class tax rates as Republicans sought to put the focus of negotiations on spending.
The Speakerâ€™s swift rejection of an idea floated by Rep. …
Obama Begins Public Campaign on Tax Standoff
WASHINGTON â€”Â President ObamaÂ surrounded himself with taxpayers on Wednesday to pitch his plan to preserve current rates for the middle class and raise them … READ MORE
Biden says middle class has been â€˜buriedâ€™ in past four years, and Republicans agree
ByÂ Rachel Weiner,Â Washington Post
Vice President Biden said Tuesday that the middle class has been â€œburiedâ€ during the past four years, prompting a rare moment of concord with Republican Mitt Romneyâ€™s campaign.
â€œAgree with @joebiden, the middle class has been buried the last 4 years, which is why we need a change in November,â€ Romney said on Twitter.
â€œWe… READ MORE
Romney Ad Reaches Out to Working Class
ByÂ ASHLEY PARKER, The New York Times
WESTERVILLE, Ohio â€”Â Mitt RomneyÂ stepped up his efforts to repair the damage from his â€œ47 percentâ€ comments, … READ MORE
Obama says he’s committed to helping middle class
By Darlene Superville-Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” A healthy economy needs bustling Main Streets and a thriving middle class even more than a healthy stock market, President Barack Obama said as he reaffirmed his commitment to work hard for America’s hardworking men and women.
In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama on Saturday outlined what he’s done to help … READ MORE