Even after the debt ceiling and Supercommittee standoffs, Senator Tom Coburn was still advocating for a tax increase. As a guest on C-SPAN Washington Journal on December 14, 2011, Coburn said:
I would tell every Republican out there: if you think in this time of divided government that we're not going to be able to come to an agreement without some revenue increases, that you might as well go find another country to live in. There is no way we're going to solve our problems without compromise. And part of that compromise is that we are going to have to have more revenues.
Coburn has been openly calling for tax increases for close to two years. Here is a list of five additional Coburn Let's Raise Taxes quotations.
So, what do you say, Senator?