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-- -- -- Moments senate Democrats want to move quickly on the president's plan to raise taxes.
I America's high wage earners while keeping the extended bush -- bush tax cut.
For making those making under 250000.
Dollars a year.
But Republicans are saying not so fast on this measure they're saying it's not just their side of the -- that supposed to.
Tax hikes for the upper and Molly Henneberg -- now live outside the White House -- -- The White House says that there will be quote overwhelming democratic support in congress and president's tax plan is that what we're seeing out there.
Hi -- -- there haven't been a vote yet in part because senate Democrats may not all be in line with the president's way of thinking of extending tax cuts for some.
An increase in taxes for others but the White House says President Obama will be pushing for his plan more publicly in the days to come.
What we have seen is that we're -- -- Republican opposition to the president's position has.
At least in some cases.
As the president made -- public case because there is great public support for.
The president's positions I can't predict to you how individuals who will vote but I know that.
To a person.
Support extending middle class tax cuts.
But some are having trouble with increase since increasing taxes on families who make over 250000.
Dollars a year.
For example democratic senator Jon Tester of Montana and Joseph Manchin of West Virginia have been hedging on whether or not they'll support the president's plan both are in tight reelection races.
Independent senator Joseph Lieberman of Connecticut usually caucuses with the Democrats and he's retiring says he does not support even the Democrats -- Republicans position on these tax cuts.
He wants congress to been working on more of a comprehensive deficit reduction package.
I'm and then that is so I guess again that -- -- I had to actually a little about what the Republicans are proposing.
Yes they wanna extend the bush era tax cuts for everyone including the top wage earners who Republicans say are some of the business owners who do the hiring.
In the face of forty.
One straight month.
-- unemployment above 8%.
The president is begging congress to let him raise taxes on the very businesses.
The American people are counting on to create jobs.
It was exact opposite of course.
Of what his native.
For some reason he thinks a tax hike.
Is just take it.
Senate democratic majority leader Harry Reid has promised so there will be a vote on the president's plan before.
The congress recesses for August and -- listen all right my thanks very lax.
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