Biden muffs Obama’s tax plans during debateSubmitted by emalvini on Fri, 10/12/2012 - 13:12
Biden muffs Obama’s tax plans during debate
By Stephen Dinan-The Washington Times
Friday, October 12, 2012
Vice President Joseph R. Biden on Thursday seemed to open the door to adjusting President Obama’s tax increases to only apply to those making $1 million or more a year — a much higher threshold than the $250,000 level they had pushed previously.
But the Obama campaign said Friday that Mr. Biden was only “providing an illustration” of how the tax increase would be divided out and that the president sticks by his bigger tax-increase plan.
The exchange came in the middle of Thursday’s vice presidential debate, when moderator Martha Raddatz of ABC asked Mr. Biden who would pay more in taxes and who would pay less under the president’s plan.
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