Obama stands firm on higher tax rates

Posted: December 11, 2012 at 3:33 a.m.

President Barack Obama watches a worker during a visit Monday to the heavy-duty-engine line at the Daimler Detroit Diesel plant in Redford, Mich.

President Barack Obama warned Monday that he “won’t compromise ” on his demands that the wealthiest Americans pay higher tax rates, digging in on the chief sticking point between the White House and Republicans as they seek a way to avert a fiscal crisis.

Obama: Willing to Compromise on Fiscal Cliff

President Barack Obama visited Detroit Diesel Monday to push for a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. There are no signs of flexibility coming from either the White House or House Speaker John Boehner. (By AP)
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