Ensign: Strip Tax Increases on Middle-Income Americans from Health Reform

Washington, D.C. – Senator John Ensign today voted in support of Senator Mike Crapo’s (R-ID) motion to send the Democrats’ healthcare reform bill back to the Senate Finance Committee with the instructions that all taxes on middle-income Americans be eliminated, as President Obama had promised on the campaign trail. The amendment failed 45 to 54.






“The President made a pledge, he made a promise,” said Ensign.  “He promised that he would