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June 1, 2012 3:08 pm

Jeb Bush Breaks From Party, Says He Could Support Tax Increases to Help Deficit

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Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush. Photo: wiki commons.

SF Gate/Bloomberg  – Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, in a break with his party, said he could support tax increases to help reduce the federal government’s budget deficit.

The brother of former President George W. Bush told a congressional panel in Washington today that he could back a theoretical deficit-reduction package that would include $1 in tax increases for every $10 in spending cuts.

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