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Surprise: McConnell Offers Vote on Obama/Geithner Fiscal Cliff Plan, Reid Objects

Tweety22 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 9:53 AM
Finally, the GOP takes my advice. I said on day one of Obama's "offer" that the GOP should demand an immediate vote in the Senate (knowing Reid would not allow it). Now, all Boehner needs to do is offer to meet with Obama "anywhere, anytime"... as long as C-Span televises the meeting live, so that the American people can see who's serious and who isn't.
Agent Crawfish Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 10:01 AM
There you go! Why doesnt the GOP get this? The media will not help the GOP ... we have to force the issues/debate into the open.
upwithRomney Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 11:13 AM
Dont you guys read????? Reid let it come to a vote surpirsing Oconnell and Oconnell, now afriad to have the vote ended up filibustering his own proposal. We looked like fools!

I've been critical of Republican tactics and messaging this week, so let's give credit where it's due: Moments ago, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell took to the floor and offered an immediate vote on President Obama's fiscal cliff plan, which shocked the Beltway late last week.  (In case you're keeping score at home, this was the surreal proposal that induced McConnell to laugh out loud as it was outlined by Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner).  Harry Reid quickly objected and shut the whole thing down, labeling the suggestion a "stunt."  Think about that.  The President of the United States,...