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Negotiations in DC: Obama Arrives, House Leaves

justpaul Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 3:46 PM
On the contrary, here's hoping that they all had very expensive plans that they will have to pay for even as they miss the opportunity to enjoy them. They created this problem themselves by kicking the can down the road over and over, and by agreeing to the insane levels of spending this president has demanded. Let them earn their overpriced salaries for a change.
President Obama cut his Hawaiian Christmas vacation short in order to come back to Washington, D.C. to, supposedly, hammer out a deal with Congress in order to address the looming fiscal cliff. There's only one problem: much of Congress won't be there.

The House of Representatives adjourned Thursday afternoon, only hours after President Obama touched down in Washington, D.C. While it was initially reported that they wouldn't be back until Monday, December 31 - the last day to totally avert the fiscal cliff - Jake Sherman discovered they'd be back in an emergency on Sunday....

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