October 2008

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McCain Jumps on Biden Gaffe

At a rally in Hershey, Pa., McCain jumped on a statement from Joe Biden that those who makes less $150,000 would get a tax cut. Problem is, the Obama campaign has put the threshold at $250,000.

Today, McCain said:

Senator Obama has made a lot of promises. First he said people making less than 250,000 dollars would benefit from his plan, then this weekend he announced in an ad that if you're a family making less than 200,000 dollars you'll benefit -- but yesterday, right here in Pennsylvania, Senator Biden said tax relief should only go to "middle class people -- people making under 150,000 dollars a year." You getting an idea of what's on their mind. A little sneak peek. It's interesting how their definition of rich has a way of creeping down. At this rate, it won't be long before Senator Obama is right back to his vote that Americans making just 42,000 dollars a year should get a tax increase. We can't let that happen. We won't let that happen.

Fox News is reporting that the Obama campaign argues that there is no change, that those making under $250,000 would not see a tax increase and those making under $200,000 would get a tax cut.