Tax and Fiscal Policy
Timothy Geithner spoke about about U.S. tax and fiscal policy. He focused on the state of the economy and said that the Bush administration had left “a terrible legacy” of high unemployment and indebtedness. He also talked about the Obama administration’s proposal to allow some of the Bush-era tax cuts to expire, while extending others beyond 2010. close
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Timothy F. Geithner Secretary Department of the Treasury
Douglas J. Holtz-Eakin President American Action Forum
John D. Podesta President and CEO Center for American Progress
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President Obama Remarks on Tax Cuts
President Obama spoke about tax cuts from the George W. Bush administration that expire at the end of 2012. He also…
Extension of Bush-Era Tax Cuts
Heather Rothman talked about the House vote on extending tax cuts made during the George W. Bush administration.
Senator Baucus on Tax Policy
Senator Baucus (D-MT) spoke about extending Bush-era tax cuts.
Senate Debate on on Expiring Tax Cuts
Senators Reid (D-NV) and McConnell (R-KY) debated future tax policy and extension of Bush-era tax cuts.