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Backing away from comments this week and said yeah.
Might raise taxes on the middle class has the Dorgan slammed shot or is it still open just to crack to the possibility of tax hikes on those people Peter Barnes and Washington with more Peter.
-- sound that you hear it is the door slamming they're trying to slam it shut the administration's scrambling today.
The knocked down speculation that the president is planning more tax increases.
Possibly on the middle class over and over again the president has promised no tax increases of any kind.
On families making.
Dollars a year but when treasure secretary Geithner spoke yesterday about how to eliminate unsustainable budget deficits he said quote.
We can't make these judgments yet.
About exactly what it's going to take and how we're going to get there.
Then after that Larry Summers the director of the president's National Economic Council said in the context of paying for Health Care Reform.
Quote there was a lot can happen -- time so it is never a good idea to absolutely rule things out no matter watch.
Well white house press secretary Robert Gibbs saying today that all this speculation.
Speculation resulted from a combination of these two advisors going off message on the Sunday morning talk shows and the media going off.
To the races with their content.
The president's clear commitment in the clearest terms possible.
He's not raising taxes on those -- into the 50000 dollars you prosecutor was going to be on message may be -- it's too hot for me to to leap over.
Republic Republicans jumping all over this this afternoon.
They were taken to the woodshed.
This morning and mr.
Gibson sent out to say I don't know we're not gonna raise taxes.
On middle income I think that what the secretary and and mr.
Said Sunday is actually.
More true than than the Press Secretary tried to make it out today.
And senator Alexander may not be -- off base talking about a visit to the woodshed for.
Some Summers and Geithner Gibbs saying today that the president.
Reiterated to his team this morning at his daily economic briefing attended by Geithner and Summers that he does not want new taxes on people making less than 250000 dollars a year.
-- -- lives back to you Peter thank you think he.
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