Oregon Congressman Peter DeFazio, who has been waging war on Wall Street from the floor of the House of Representatives for the past few years, has raised the tumult to the next level. He wants to tax investment transactions. And he’s got some supporters for his bill, including across the way in the Senate. DeFazio says now that Wall Street comprises nearly half the country’s economy, it’s time to tax it appropriately.
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