Clinton says she wants to go beyond 'Buffett rule' on taxes

By Associated Press KEN THOMAS 17 December 2015, 12:00AM

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says she wants to build upon the so-called "Buffett rule" pushed by the Obama administration to require higher taxes from the wealthy.

With billionaire investor Warren Buffett by her side at a campaign rally in Omaha Wednesday, she said the country's tax policies need to go further in order to "reshuffle the deck."

Buffett was the namesake for a push by the Obama administration to seek higher taxes on those earning $1 million or more.

Clinton said: "Warren is 100 percent right, as usual."

The famed investor says he would be "delighted" to see Clinton take the oath of office.

Clinton was campaigning in deep-red Nebraska, which is holding its caucus on March 5.

Clinton jokes she wants Democrats to tell their Republican friends, "I don't have horns."

By Associated Press KEN THOMAS 17 December 2015, 12:00AM

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