Cuomo On Why He Is Against Millionaire's Tax: 'Fairness'

Gov. Andrew Cuomo appeared on “The Capital Pressroom” this afternoon and he was pressed repeatedly by host Susan Arbetter about the extension of the so-called “Millionaire’s Tax.”

Mr. Cuomo has resisted the idea, and Ms. Arbetter asked him if there were ways to make the tax code more fair.

“There is no doubt—and I’ve talked about this–that fairness is what this is really all this is about,” Gov. Cuomo said, and the host quickly cut him off and suggested that keeping taxes high on upper income earners–she suggested even keeping the high rate for only those who earn $1 million or more–was a way to make taxes more fair. Read More