Telephone lines were open for comments on the Senate Finance Committee hearing with oil executives on ending tax breaks for the largest… read more
Telephone lines were open for comments on the Senate Finance Committee hearing with oil executives on ending tax breaks for the largest multinational oil and gas companies. A portion of Senator Orrin Hatch questioning executives about the impact on prices of raising taxes on oil production was shown. Also, a clip of comments made by Majority Leader Harry Reid on the Senate floor regarding Republicans' stance on subsidies for oil was shown. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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