Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) told a gathering outside the Capitol, “There is a big pool of money that really should be paid to help make sure that the United States of America maintains its competiveness, maintains its essential promise to all Americans of liberty and justice for all.”

Ellison was promoting his ‘Inclusive Prosperity Act’ (H.R. 1579) at a rally on April 17. He sponsors the measure that would tax each financial trade made by Wall Street firms and stock traders.

“Some people are saying ‘we’re broke, we’re broke we can only cut.’ There is a big pool of money that really should be paid to help make sure that the United States of America maintains its competiveness, maintains its essential promise to all Americans of liberty and justice for all,” Ellison said.

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