Obama Paid Lower Tax Rate Than Secretary

Talk about a double standard and unfair. Where is the outrage from the left-leaning media? From FoxNews.com:

President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama had a combined income of $789,674 in 2011 but paid a lower tax rate the president's secretary, who made less than $100,000, the White House confirmed Friday.

The Obamas paid an effective rate of 20.5 percent. White House aides would not reveal presidential secretary Anita Breckenridge’s tax rate but confirmed it was higher than the first family's rate. Breckenridge earned $95,000 last year.

The Obamas' rate is less than the 30 percent the president wants millionaires to pay under his proposed Buffett Rule.

Click here to see President Obama's 2010 tax returns

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published this page in In The News 2012-04-13 16:26:00 -0400
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