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

Harold15 Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 5:09 AM
What most irritates me is the GOP, a few weeks ago, indicated they were going to be more like the Dems and offer similar freebies in an effort to win elections. I knew the GOP was losing their principles, if they hadn't already lost them, but I can't believe they actually believe that they can win elections by emulating the left.
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...