Sen. McConnell: If Buffett Wants To Pay More Taxes, Who's Stopping Him?
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) doesn't think the President's new "Buffett Rule" to create a higher tax rate for millionaires makes sense.
Speaking on Sunday's "Meet the Press," McConnell said, "With regard to his tax rate, if [Warren Buffett's] feeling guilty about it, I think he should send in a check" (video follows with transcript and commentary):
Of course, it was revealed days later that Buffett's company Berkshire Hathaway might owe the IRS as much as $1 billion.
I highly doubt that as America's media gush and fawn over Obama's "Buffett Rule" they'll bring that up.