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Paul Ryan: Obama Waging 'Class Warfare'

'Buffett Rule' finds no fan in Budget Committee chair
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 18, 2011 9:03 AM CDT
Updated Sep 18, 2011 11:13 AM CDT
Paul Ryan: 'Buffett Rule' Amounts to Class Warfare
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-SC, and other Republican senators, speak as they claim the National Labor Relations Board is playing politics and hindering job growth.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

(Newser) – The so-called Buffett Rule, President Obama's pending plan to raise taxes on the rich named for Warren Buffett, found an outspoken critic in Paul Ryan today, Politico reports. "Class warfare might make for good politics, but it makes for bad economics," the House Budget Committee chairman tells Fox News Sunday, warning that such a move would drag down job creation and send the economy reeling backward. "We think this is going in the wrong direction," Ryan said. Elsewhere on your Sunday dial, as per Politico:

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