Heath Shuler’s voting record favors the rich

Rep. Heath Shuler's reasoning for voting against the Health Care Reform was that the cost of the program was too high. He has just signed on to a letter stating that he will hold hostage the tax cuts for everyone making less than $250,000 per year, unless those making more get the tax cut, too. The Congressional Budget Office has estimated that the tax cuts for the rich will mean $700 billion in increased deficits.

So the next time Heath Shuler opposes a program designed to help ordinary folks because it is too expensive, keep in mind that he is completely willing to run huge deficits so his rich friends can get richer.

— Jon King

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2 thoughts on “Heath Shuler’s voting record favors the rich

  1. Robert Terrell

    Heath Shuler did not support President Obama on healthcare or the shovel-ready jobs stimulous. Shuler is no better than a republican. In no way is he getting my vote.

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