Someone needs to ask Al if he can get President Obama to listen to him. From The Uptake -- Sen. Franken Argues Against Tax Cuts For Millionaires:
U.S. Sen. Al Franken (DFL-MN.) says extending tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans while
U.S. Sen. Al Franken (DFL-MN.) says extending tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans while failing to continue the unemployment insurance program is misguided, especially during the holiday season.
“The choice before us is clear this holiday season—lend a hand to those who simply can’t get by without the help, or give $100,000 in average tax cuts to people making over a million dollars,” said Sen. Franken Friday in his speech on the Senate Floor.
They've got the full transcript posted for anyone that wants to read it.
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