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Is Boehner Capitulating on Tax Hike Boost? Blame Game Posturing

TNLady Wrote: Dec 17, 2012 10:18 AM
No matter what, it's either 0bama's way or the highway

House speaker John Boehner made an incremental move in Obama's direction in regards to tax hikes.

Specifically, Boehner offered to raise income tax rates on households earning more than $1 million a year in exchange for containing the cost of federal entitlement programs.

Discussion are private, and president Obama rejected the offer. Specifically, the president wants hikes on those making more than $250,000. Obama also wants to avoid making significant reductions in entitlement programs such as Social Security and...