All Posts Tagged With: "administration officials"
President Barack Obama urged the Republicans to approve a one-year extension of tax cuts for families earning less than $250,000 a year. He emphasizes the distinction between the Democrats and Republicans and tries to create a mandate for a tax plan after the election. Neither congressional leaders nor administration officials expect a tax bill to [...]
President Barack Obama asked Congress to vote on his jobs bill within this month despite the signs that it would receive strong resistance from the Republicans. The president said that he’s ready to sign the measure. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia said that the legislators would vote on elements of the jobs bill [...]