ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 03, 2009
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(White House: Jake Tapper) The question of whether President Obama is backing away from his pledge as presidential candidate not to raise taxes on the middle class after what his aides said on the Sunday talk shows featured. [On Sunday, on "This Week," Treasury Secretary Tim GEITHNER, National Economic Council director Lawrence SUMMERS - offer views on revenue.] [White House press secretary Robert GIBBS- says the president is committed to not raising taxes.] [Former Treasury Secretary Roger ALTMAN- says higher revenue means additional taxes.] AP study on the drop in tax revenues this year noted.
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