“Do we want to extend those tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires at a time of huge deficits. I would argue vociferously we shouldn’t.”The votes in question were on weather the Bush tax cuts should be allowed to expire, and to what extent. The quote may require some translation.
Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., shortly before the votes.
"Do we want to let the people who create jobs in this country to keep their money and use it for such at a time when the government is spending money even faster than we can print it? I would argue vociferously we shouldn’t."
Unlike the climbing unemployment rate, this was not exactly unexpected.