Filmmaker and author Michael Moore said on MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show that he was delighted by President Barack Obama’s speech on Monday.

“I think what happened today was exactly what we’ve been wanting President Obama to do,” he said. “And he has to do more of it.”

During his speech, President Barack Obama defended his proposal to raise taxes on the rich and close tax loopholes.

Watch Rachel Maddow’s interview with Michael Moore below:

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