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Grover Norquist: Boehner's 'Plan B' Upholds Our Tax Pledge

HarryReidAllAmerican Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 8:20 PM
"Obama holds the cards dealt to him via a total lack of accountability from the people who just want someone else to pay for their free stuff. You are right - offers have expiration dates. Thankfully, so does the term of a President. " DEVAL PATRICK/CHARLES SCHUMER 2016

Despite Democrats' intransigent, no-way-no-how screeching about John Boehner's "Plan B," House Republican leaders are pressing forward with the option behind the scenes.  Those efforts received an important boost today when Grover Norquist's Americans for Tax Reform released a statement affirming that the potential plan would not violate the group's oft-cited tax pledge:

ATR has consistently maintained that individual Members of Congress make a pledge to their constituents to oppose and vote against tax increases. The House this week will vote on a tax bill. This legislation—popularly known as “Plan B”--permanently prevents a tax increase on...