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Boehner on Obama Tax Plan: "You Can't Be Serious"

Harold15 Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 4:52 AM
LBJ was not the Senate Majority Leader in 1964. He was the President of the United States. He pushed through Civil Rights legislation that his own party overwhelmingly opposed and which Republicans overwhelmingly supported.
The Obama Administration proposal to fix the "fiscal cliff" coming at the end of the year called for $1.6 trillion in tax hikes over current policy. House Speaker John Boehner said he was "flabbergasted" when presented with the proposal this week.

Boehner tells "Fox News Sunday" that after Geithner briefed him privately on Thursday, he looked at Geithner and said, "You can't be serious." Boehner called it "silliness" that the White House was, among other things, asking Congress to give up its power to set the nation's debt limit.

Earlier today, Geithner insisted that the Obama...