The pressure is on. The Senate isn’t set to vote on the so-called “Buffett Rule” until next week. But the White House is already setting the stage to make the rule, which would require those making more than a million dollars a year to pay at least 30 percent in federal income tax, a central plank of President Obama’s re-election campaign.
The White House is releasing a report today making the economic case for the Buffett Rule. Later today, the President will speak to a crowd at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, where the Buffett Rule will be the central focus of his remarks.
Takeaway Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich joins us.