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Seven days -- flying -- still have you noticed there is no solution in sight for the fiscal clip I'm really nervous here.
A big sticking point is what tax rate high income earners ought to -- the group.
The -- -- millionaires.
And questions about that name by the way say raising taxes won't slow -- business growth in fact they want to the White House and -- -- their taxes to go up David Watson is a former soccer.
Google he's one of those offering to pay more David thank you so much for coming on the show.
Why do you want to pay more taxes.
Well -- I don't want to pay more taxes I don't -- -- thank goodness I'm are part of a group called the pick trotting millionaires.
We are all willing to pay more taxes I'm.
So it's clear that.
All of us the whole country are in a position where.
We have you -- all of us individuals.
You know the working people wealthy people corporations -- analysts together have to pay for all the spending we've done -- last.
Well why why why don't we let -- cut spending mean why don't we start with.
Cut at senator Coburn put out something today you know -- -- wasteful serves 66 point nine billion that can be saved.
By -- non defense defense spending things like.
He put up this report could be big cuts that we could make it to that first.
Sure so we have.
So we have we have we have we have to do.
Lets you cuts and -- and -- and pay for it right so all that we have to pay for all the spending we've done the last twelve years.
And -- and we're kind of all in this together right like it's got to be paid right on the I I don't think -- You know there's there's this I don't I've been spent the last two days talking to the two both both sides of the Senate's.
Talking to some not represented in the house to the White House I'm no one has a magic -- -- this.
We need to do.
The most important thing we need to do end up paying for this right now is make sure that we don't push ourselves back into recession right I agree completely so had an -- company -- Yes so.
-- -- -- So our group -- -- millionaires.
We we understand that our our tax rates rates are low there are there historically low and they're much slower than the middle class.
We're willing to to take some pain on this and help and help and help pay for part of this.
You don't even think I did your presentation -- the -- -- talking to both sides.
Do you think you see you're willing to put more money on the table play -- pay higher taxes.
Do you think the other side is really willing to make some serious deep cuts I mean you've been talking to both sides of the -- as you said in wash in the past couple days.
What have you heard from Democrats what did they said to you that they're willing to put on the table.
Yes so I'm I've I've been winning the Democrats and Republicans.
I'm actually myself I'm an independence I'm I'm from California.
I I -- both sides and both sides are kind of in the same place.
Both sides say that do you know both sides recognize and really get into it that we need -- Raise revenue -- we need to.
Have cuts we needs -- on -- spending side.
I think that's widely -- -- both sides -- I think both sides come from a little -- different -- says.
Well we need cuts but I guess we also need you know we have to accept some some tax raises the other side says we need.
We need more revenue but -- -- story willing to accept some cuts so.
-- didn't know it sounds like from the outside I mean it from here in new York and everywhere else in the country we hear.
A very hard line for both sides I mean you hear the president get up and he says we've got a mandate you know I heard from voters and they want the wealthy to pay more.
And it and you both sides seemed to be just willing to die on this mountain but you're saying something totally different you're saying you talk to them -- Friday it.
And there's a compromise in sight.
Which is encouraging the rest of us because I feel like you know Thelma and always we're gonna go flying off this cliff at full speed with no one making -- -- -- decision.
I mean IIIII building what you did to -- considering compatible actually.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- It's.
I think both sides are recognizing that.
The tax rates need to be raised on millionaires.
You know I and I think I -- and I if I I think with the with the president is saying is that we what we need to do is to.
Make sure that we don't raise tax rates that we that reaction to continue to extend the tax cuts for the middle class and everyone below 200000 dollars.
David -- -- so much for coming on we appreciate radio.
I'll get back and still.
Still really worried right --
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