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Boehner Announces Fiscal Cliff "Plan B"

PhillupSpace2 Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 2:53 PM
If you give them the tax increase on the "Rich" all the other bad stuff still happens. And I am not sure Obama would even accept it, I am not sure he wants a deal since it is already accepted that any deal will make the Republicans look worse. They want the public to blame the Republicans for all of Obama's failures this past four years.

House Speaker John Boehner announced Tuesday he will be bringing a fiscal cliff "plan B" to the House floor this week for a vote. Boehner says his new plan will protect as many taxpayers as possible and is a tax-only measure. More from National Journal.

Two congressional sources said the vote would probably be held on Thursday.

The tax-only measure is being called "Plan B" by Republicans and they are looking at it as an alternative to a broader plan that the speaker has been negotiating with the White House.

Talks between the White...