O'Reilly, Obama Interview: Part 2 (VIDEO)

10/09/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

***UPDATE*** Watch part 2 of O'Reilly's interview with Obama.



Tonight Bill O'Reilly airs the second segment of his four-part interview with Barack Obama. Below are excerpts released by Fox News. Check back for video of the interview.

On the need for taxes to help Americans who need it:

Look, I don't like paying taxes. What, you think I like writing a check? What I believe is, is that there are certain things we have got to do. And we have got to help people who are...who have a tough time affording college, so they can benefit like we have benefited from this great country.
People are having a tough time. They don't have healthcare. People who are trying to figure out how they are going to pay their bills. And there are certain things we have got to do.

Under George Bush the debt has gone up four trillion dollars, all right? So that's the credit card we have taken out on our kids from the Bank of China that they are going to have to pay for.

On the percentage of Americans Obama's tax plan will benefit:

And I am saying that 95 percent of the American people...are getting a tax break... three times the amount of tax relief under my plan than John McCain's. And that's not my statistic...

To watch the first part of O'Reilly's interview with Obama, click here.

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