Search Form
First, enter a politician or zip code
Now, choose a category

Public Statements

Merkley Statement on Republican Filibuster of the Buffett Rule


Location: Washington, DC

Oregon's Senator Jeff Merkley issued the following statement after Republicans obstructed the Buffett Rule legislation from coming to the floor for debate.

"This evening, my Republican colleagues blocked debate of the Buffett Rule. That is outrageous. It is wrong that millionaires and billionaires are paying a lower tax rate than many of our working families. The Buffett Rule would've made our tax code fairer. We must rebuild our economy around the middle class, and we can start by making sure that everyone is paying his or her fair share."

Skip to top

Help us stay free for all your Fellow Americans

Just $5 from everyone reading this would do it.

Back to top