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Clinton proposes expanding "Buffett Rule"

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 01:27

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says she will fight for the ''Buffett Rule'' of taxing wealthy Americans, but will increase the tax rate even further. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said she wants fight for, and add to the "Buffett Rule" for taxing wealthy Americans, which would ensure households earning at least $1 million per year pay a tax rate of at least 30%. At a campaign event in Nebraska on Wednesday (December 16), Clinton said she would "fight hard to try to implement what is called the Buffett Rule." But she said she would take that even further. "I want to be the president for the struggling, the striving and the successful, but right now there has been too much that has lead to the wealthy getting wealthier at the expense of hard-working families, middle class families, young people..." Clinton said. At the event, Clinton and Billionaire investing icon Warren Buffett spoke about their shared belief that America needs an economy that works for everyone, not only the wealthy.

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Clinton proposes expanding "Buffett Rule"

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 01:27