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-- doppler she is the government affairs manager.
With Americans for Tax Reform good to have you with this hearing coming in York -- -- of Washington DC thank you.
Let's start with tax.
What everyone -- cost of Armageddon tax -- gotten.
This is a very serious potential blow to this economy and yet we're not hearing the leadership and by that I mean President Obama.
-- we're not hearing -- from senator Harry Reid.
Or speaker Boehner why is -- not greater focus right now I understand there's election.
But this is a critical back.
But you're right calling attacked again which is exactly what were calling it done in Washington because it is going to be a huge taken to keep this economy if it is actually allowed.
To come into effect January 1.
The one thing I would say that we do actually have house leadership starting to talk about this because we are trying to hold votes on some -- these tax hikes that are coming on the pipe you -- obamacare we've got Medicare.
I'm tax hikes medical.
Expand tax -- -- on the ice tax hikes coming down in January 1.
We holding votes on those in the house this coming next two weeks or so but -- right.
The president and the Democrats in the senate side have not mention this whatsoever and it's because we've seen a senate that doesn't want the budget.
Doesn't want to admit the reality of the fiscal plan -- that's coming because of their lack of fiscal policies -- pick.
I -- Democrats are bad guys and Republicans are good guys the fact is neither party has got a solution to this right now.
The president obviously is not going to proper one until the election -- so it seems chart.
What are the American people to expect here and election without accountability and then a lame duck session in which someone.
-- will attended the nation's interest is that what we're looking at.
-- I think that there are two things look forward to hear -- the first is that we've seen in the house of Republicans are House of Representatives.
Paul Ryan budget that does actually address some of these coming tax -- by telling ways and means to go ahead and lower the tax rates.
Broaden the base and -- comprehensive tax reform that looks like something that we'll see in a post 2013 world where -- -- dealt with all the expiring bush tax hikes -- You can I'm not comfortable I don't believe most Americans are comfortable.
Republican or Democrat talking about comprehensive tax reform.
Under the if the muscles of the political guns that are you have trained on the body politic right now.
That sounds like a sure recipe for falling.
And and cataclysm perhaps even an even greater proportion than what we now face.
I would say that if we're looking at a lame duck session December though who wins from not doing anything from allowing all this talking.
-- -- just like doing anything I'm talking about keeping our eyes focused squarely on the issue.
Which used to make certain those tax cuts are extended to make certain that the payroll tax holiday.
By -- by -- and policy decision is either continued or it is one of the few taxes that survives here.
Well is going to be certainly very -- called for any congressman back to his district over the snacks summary -- Explained his consistent that he's hoping to make their taxes go up at least a thousand dollars -- the payroll tax cut right is an and it is an extended.
-- -- simply he doesn't have the political will to do not otherwise it can you very typical argument I'm -- as you mentioned before we do want to -- Let me interrupt you there and I understand that there Americans for Tax Reform -- all of Bob and I -- by the way happen to believe that parents tax increases -- madness here.
But we are coming off a tax holiday that was unanticipated.
Which was -- this year a two month proposition thanks to the the intelligence and energy and -- congress and president.
We've got to have responsible leadership here and when I start hearing conference of tax reform.
Rather than dealing with those extent issues and that that that makes I think most Americans very very nervous for the year Republican or -- Attic drinking and that's why Americans for tax perhaps our tac airport action I think make clear.
At -- represented US sign is not going to raise taxes when it committed to their constituents are not going to so.
Americans who are a little bit leery about this idea of comprehensive tax reform now confident attack -- isn't going to kick them.
When it comes across the -- -- Athens opulent congress takes up because you've got majority of the house know what we're not -- -- I'm not trust congress right now.
I don't care -- and on and they're -- -- that's -- is no love lost.
In this but there is no trust on this congressman.
Either party the fact is the president has as much troubles he's in a significantly higher approval rating from the American people and that this is wallet.
To start talking about comprehensive tax reform I can't believe these words -- escape the -- of any serious.
Elected official in Washington DC.
I I think and it's perfectly reasonable for every American be skeptical Washington doing -- -- for the election but.
The -- the opposite side of that point about what is congress doing I think is going to send a handsome the election now we have heard some members of congress are all about reform not -- -- You would not disappoint me if they did precisely that.
I'll analyze this area that eleven married and -- -- I don't -- so much you can make that --
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