I can make a firm pledge. Under my plan, no family making less than $250,000 a year will see any form of tax increase. Not your income tax, not your payroll tax, not your capital gains taxes, not any of your taxes.
– then-candidate Barack Obama, 9/12/2008.
A senior administration official said the new standards would raise the cost of an average car by $1,300, $600 of which could be attributed to the rules being announced today.
– Washington Post, on the Obama administration’s new auto emissions standards, 5/19/2009.