Vice President Joe Biden highlights changes that can be made to help middle-class Americans. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Vice President Joe Biden highlighted the need for change to help middle class Americans earn a fair wage and to benefit from the economic growth they helped create. Biden delivered the weekly address, filling in for the President who was at the NATO summit in Wales. The vice president said more can be done to help middle class families like closing tax loopholes, expanding education opportunities and raising the minimum wage. "It's long past due to increase the minimum wage that will lift millions of hardworking families out of poverty and in the process produce a ripple effect that boosts wages for the middle class and spurs economic growth for the United States of America," Biden said.