Republicans Claims Ending Tax Cuts For Wealthy Requires Raising Retirement Age For Workers

Boehner Offers Obama Tax Rate Boost If Entitlements Cut- Bloomberg

The incoming House Rules Committee chairman, Representative Pete Sessions, said congressional Republicans would be willing to accept an increase in tax rates for top earners if Democrats make significant reductions in entitlement programs such as Social Security and Medicare. “If it’s a good deal, yes,” Sessions, a Texas Republican, said in a Dec. 14 interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital With Al Hunt .

I’m pretty damn sure we didn’t lower the retirement age when these cuts for the wealthy were originally passed, not sure why we have to raise the retirement age in order to let them expire (and, of course PAY FOR THEM).

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