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Manchin says everyone in U.S. who has been 'blessed and prospered' should pay 'patriotic tax' - Metro US

Manchin says everyone in U.S. who has been ‘blessed and prospered’ should pay ‘patriotic tax’

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) is interviewed by David Rubenstein

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic Senator Joe Manchin said on Wednesday that people in the United States who have been “blessed and prospered” should pay a “patriotic tax” of 15% if they ended up with zero tax liability.

Manchin, speaking to reporters, said he supported everyone paying their fair share and did not like to target different people.

(Changes headline and lead to show tax would be targeted at wealthy Americans)

(Reporting by Tim Ahmann, writing by Chris Gallagher, Editing by Franklin Paul)

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