Monday, June 29, 2009

Obama Team Refuses to Stand by Pledge to not Raise Taxes on Anyone Making Less Than $250 Thousand(video)

At today's White House Press conference, spokesman Robert Gibbs was asked if President Obama was standing by his pledge to not raise taxes on anyone making less than $250 thousand. Gibbs said, "the question is hypothetical" and "we are going to let the process work it's way through." He refused to reaffirm Obama's pledge in spite of being pressed by reporters. Many claim the promise was broken when cigarette taxes were raised.

From YouTube:
At today's White House press briefing, Press Secretary Robert Gibbs refused to rule out increasing taxes on the middle-class, something President Obama pledged to never do on the campaign trail.

WH Won't Rule Out Tax Increase On Middle-Class (video)

Here is Candidate Obama's "firm pledge" to not raise any tax an anyone making less than $250 thousand.

President Obama s Pledge Never to Raise Taxes on Anyone Making Less Than 250 000 a Year (video)


Anonymous said...

If Gibbs ever answered a direct question, I swear I would have to run outside to see if the sky was falling! Ole Barry is doing that 2 step right about now and I am afraid that this is just the tip of the iceberg!

Paradigm Shifter said...

Here's hoping this fries Obama's butt like the "no new taxes pledge" got Bush I.