New High: 46% Think Most in Congress Are Corrupt

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 46% of Likely U.S. Voters now view most members of Congress as corrupt. That’s up seven points from June and the highest finding yet recorded. Just 29% think most members are not corrupt, and another 25% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

Celente: Congress is made up of soccer mommy’s boys

While president Obama is still discussing the issue of raising the 14.3 million dollar debt ceiling with lawmakers, raising the taxes of wealthy Americans seems not to be an issue. Instead, more cuts are expected for the social programs targeted to the poor. This is pretty much the case with Minnesota, where the government has been shut for more than a week now. There, the Republican-led legislature refuses to raise taxes on even the wealthiest two percent of people and Governor Mark Dayton, a Democrat, doesn’t want to cut any programs. Gerald Celente, director of the Trends Research Institute, joins RT’s Kristine Frazao to speak more on the matter.