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Boehner on Obama Tax Plan: "You Can't Be Serious"

SteveL2 Wrote: Dec 02, 2012 6:00 PM
50.9%--not 53%. 50.9% isn't exactly an overwhelming choice. And for years, you lefties denounced the Electoral College as "undemocratic"--but now you're touting it!
The Obama Administration proposal to fix the "fiscal cliff" coming at the end of the year called for $1.6 trillion in tax hikes over current policy. House Speaker John Boehner said he was "flabbergasted" when presented with the proposal this week.

Boehner tells "Fox News Sunday" that after Geithner briefed him privately on Thursday, he looked at Geithner and said, "You can't be serious." Boehner called it "silliness" that the White House was, among other things, asking Congress to give up its power to set the nation's debt limit.

Earlier today, Geithner insisted that the Obama...