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Oh My: McConnell Laughed Out Loud When Geithner Discussed Obama’s Plan

jim2040 Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 9:47 AM
I pray that both McConnell and Boehner arte strong enough to walk away, let the chips fall where they may, let the Democrats fix the problem they created. I think that if the Republicans give in the party is doomed.
Ralph178 Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 10:35 AM
They should take the bill that already passed the House that keeps the tax cuts in place, and a copy of Paul Ryan's plan to address the out of control spending, and present them to the American people and then drop those two documents on the President's desk and tell him to come up with a better plan.......and walk away.
D G Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 10:10 AM
I have emailed them to let them know we support them during this time. The pressure must be intense, and they need to hear from conservatives they are appreciated. Same goes for the people working for them.
Anonymous11715 Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 10:09 AM
They've both prooved repeatedly they don't have what it takes to fix anything. All the repubs. are talkers

Negotiations can’t be going too well if the Senate Minority leader is openly scoffing at President Obama’s “bipartisan” plan to solve the looming “fiscal cliff” crisis. Yikes:

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...