Saunders on Fiscal Showdown: ‘Our Message Is Very Clear’

November 29, 2012

AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders appeared on MSNBC’s Ed Schultz Show to discuss the fiscal showdown and the grassroots push for legislation that puts working families first.

“Our message is very clear, and the message of the American people is very clear. It was very clear on November 6. And that message is: tax the 2% and make sure that they pay their fair share, give tax breaks to the 98% who are trying to play by the rules every single day — that includes 97% of small business owners. So we're sending that message out loud and clear. Protect Medicaid, protect Medicare, protect Social Security and have the rich pay their fair share.”

Watch the entire segment here:

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