President Obama: “Asking a billionaire to pay at least as much tax as his secretary… that’s just common sense”


Sky:  It is difficult to disagree on this point isn’t it?


He also said: “In theUnited States of America, a teacher, a nurse, or a construction worker who earns $50,000 a year should not pay taxes at a higher rate than somebody making $50 million. That is wrong.”


Republican leaders, who portray Mr Obama as a tax-and-spend liberal stoking class warfare, have pronounced the budget dead on arrival.


Sky:  Let’s not forget the 25.4 million millionaires. What a different world if they paid the same percentage tax as a secretary.