Mitch McConnell, the Senate Republican leader, says he “burst into laughter” Thursday when Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner outlined the administration proposal for averting the fiscal cliff. He wasn’t trying to embarrass Geithner, McConnell says, only responding candidly to his one-sided plan, explicit on tax increases, vague on spending cuts.
Geithner’s visit to his office left McConnell discouraged about reaching a “balanced” deal on tax hikes and spending reductions designed to prevent...
We know what will happen - and the Republican Congress will be blamed. That is why Obama is out campaigning again. Lay the blame elsewhere, and the media will support it. The typical American will buy it as they see their taxes go up and the blame will be put on those Republicans who "care only about the rich"...
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