McConnell: Don't raise taxes on the wealthy
By Walter Alarkon
Posted: 02/22/09 02:03 PM [ET]
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) warned President Obama on Sunday not to include tax increases on the wealthy in his upcoming budget plan, saying that doing so wouldn't be a "smart move" during a recession.
McConnell said that tax hikes on the wealthy, which Obama is expected to propose in his first budget, would hit small businesses.…