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BREAKING: Boehner Pulls "Plan B"

Nathan Hale Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 9:43 PM
As a conservative Republican, I'm asking myself why Speaker Boehner didn't do what any junior manager would know to do before announcing a vote on something especially important......Make sure you have the votes. To Speaker Boehner and Eric Cantor: The Republican Party cannot afford this kind of elementary mistake nor can it afford either of you if you don't get with it. I'm rooting for you but this was just inexcusable.

Translation: He didn't have enough Republican votes to pass it, and Democrats were going to salute and vote no -- even though it was Pelosi's idea just a few months ago.  Ugly:


No action in the House until after Christmas, I'm told....