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Want to welcome Vermont senator Bernie Sanders back for a microphone close senator thanks for coming on.
You had to wait we are facing in this election year issue of whether we continue the bush tax cuts or whether way he.
Let them go and you have a proposal and estate taxes but.
Generally it's amazing Republicans have decided they don't want to help the needy but they want to continue the bush tax cuts which cost billions of dollars for the deficit.
-- the hypocrisy really -- quite extraordinary here we have a Republican friends in the senate.
Saying -- we can't extend unemployment benefits despite the fact that we have the highest rate of -- that we've had for decades.
People have used up their their benefits and that desperate out there Republicans -- not not we can't help those -- -- Just today.
We have voted to help -- make sure that we don't lose -- 130000.
Teacher positions as well as cops.
And -- and -- the municipal workers -- providing basic services probe into the country the other Republicans playing not.
Can't afford to do about but he admitted their interest -- that two weeks ago on the horrible and it.
-- Republican acceptable.
Except -- Was ordered to completely.
-- he'll be a state tax which -- means one trillion dollars.
All were putting year period increasing the national debt and benefits go to that popped the three -- 01%.
The battery very very richest people -- American 99 point 7% of the American people.
Do not get one medical benefits all of it apparently public very very rich and -- -- -- -- -- the estate tax.
They want to repeal it promotes people.
We'll tell you they're concerned about the deficit -- what accounts for the unemployed mother comes to our kids what it comes -- -- working families.
But they're not concerned about it when it comes -- POP3 principal.
Later on -- knowledge -- -- I think they finally starting to that if you gonna have tax cuts that answer the deficit.
No -- coming you know what -- -- America doesn't know yet.
The about a money that you've spent he spent a lot of money and outlook when it but you don't want the flexibility is coming at it you'll lose your job book take they take what.
-- the part of your budget that's what budget is bawdy comedy and money going out but the reason they look at only.
Money go out it's -- -- to Monica but it they wouldn't petroleum now.
Over ten year period.
If they were -- -- that part of that the -- Senator gentlemen of the South Dakota South Carolina recently -- amendment that would permanently eliminate the estate tax.
And and yet.
It it is that the trickle down theory is proven not to work.
Well it is again the -- are most.
In -- in hypocrisy.
To say that the way out of this terrible economic crisis that written now it to give tax breaks the what -- But that is exactly what we strongly that the during the torture and the result was that we have the -- as well -- -- job creation.
In modern American history back at the end the Bush's eight years we've lost.
Took -- about what part protected jobs at a pivotal all of these tax breaks the million of them believe -- wreckage you wanna continue.
Well I don't -- but a lot of sentiment.
Now you have introduced along with senator Harkin and Sheldon Whitehouse -- Rhode Island Al Franken a Minnesota and Sherrod Brown of Ohio the responsible state tax act.
What would that -- -- Would.
-- is over ten year period of 318.
Billion dollars but -- with our deficit and on national that.
At what it would do is in any progress -- All make sure that the wealthiest people in this country continue to -- Their fair share of -- taxes that would follow up at this have a very large exception.
So that no problem in American welfare reform and America -- all would be lost.
There's 3.5 million exemption right now the fifth.
-- and the evidence is very very clear despite Republican rhetoric.
-- one's fault they cannot emit one ball.
Except for a bit -- As a result of the estate tax -- we have made that even more liberal more generous.
Are virtually no small -- the -- All impacted is well this is really simply a boondoggle.
For millionaires and billionaires and the Republicans are gonna -- about a lot of disinformation about.
They're gonna say it's a Republican -- -- -- -- closed -- -- -- -- for example.
You noble Walton family that owns -- -- Sure you -- you while they -- get -- -- tax record with thirty billion dollars program.
All will then you hear from the Republicans will you wanna punish the rich.
Not -- wanna punish the rare -- But I definitely do not want to see us -- -- working -- in the middle class and that's what the issues about it it is is -- but those on the basis.
The vote that we had today is whether kids are gonna continue to teaches what the future without jobs without -- -- jobs.
We can't maintain jobs in America.
If Republicans are not willing to support totally put those and so what -- thing -- we don't have the money.
We wanna give tax breaks for the rich we don't have the money all we -- on the the needs of working families the middle class or lower income Americans about what it's about.
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