Some House Republicans back higher tax rate for wealthy

12/5/2012 | Washington Post, The · Reuters · Hill, The

President Barack Obama's call for increasing the tax rate for 2% of America's wealthiest is drawing some support from House Republicans. They urge House Speaker John Boehner to accept the increase in return for new limits on federal retirement and health care programs. "I and some others are advocating giving the president what he wants," said Rep. Steven LaTourette.

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