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'Buffett pays lower tax than his secretary.. it's unfair'

American president pushes for higher taxes on wealthy

Intensifying his populist pitch, US President Barack Obama has made an aggressive case for imposing more taxes on the rich and criticised those opposing his 'Buffet Rule'. "You might have heard of this, but Warren Buffett is paying a lower tax rate than his secretary. Now, that's wrong. That's not fair," Obama said in his speech at the Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton in Florida yesterday. "So we've got to choose which direction we want this country to go in. Do we want to keep giving those tax breaks to folks like me who don't need them, or give them to Warren ...