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Boehner, Cantor: Plan B Will Pass the House

Joshua170 Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 3:24 PM
What do we know about Eric Cantor? Is he some sort of conservative or is he Boehner's flunky?
Cal29 Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 3:28 PM
Cantor and McCarthy are squarely in bed with Boehner. Boehner hates conservatives and so do they. Good luck to them spit in the face of their base.
Cal29 Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 3:30 PM

Speaker John Boehner has enough votes in the House to pass "Plan B," a plan President Obama and Nancy Pelosi once supported.

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said unequivocally Thursday that Speaker John Boehner’s fiscal cliff fallback plan would pass the lower chamber later in the day — at the same time his party’s leadership was working privately to shore up support.

The so-called Plan B Boehner is pushing would extend tax rates for income below $1 million but force families making over that threshold to pay Clinton-era rates of nearly 40 percent. Late Wednesday...