Paul Ryan defends tax breaks for the rich and gets booed at town hall
An audience at a town hall in Milton, Wisconsin booed the congressman when he tried to defend his proposal.
“The middle class is disappearing right now,” one constituent at the town hall explained. “During this time of prosperity, the top one percent was taking about ten percent of the total annual income, but yet today we are fighting to not let the tax breaks for the wealthy expire?”
“You have to lower spending. But it’s a matter of there’s nothing wrong with taxing the top because it does not trickle down,” another constituent added.
“We do tax the top,” Ryan explained as the audience booed.
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