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Boehner Announces Fiscal Cliff "Plan B"

Whatadifference Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 2:12 PM
well, we shall see. At least we will see who votes for it and who votes against it. It is about time for members of the house to take some ownership of this negotiating mess and stop having Boehner look like he is the only one working on this. The dems need to be under the spotlight a little more, the president too.
T172 Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 2:15 PM
Problem is Obama can say "I ran on a platform of raising taxes on over 250k, I won the election, therefore I will not sign anything other than that" and the republicans have no counter point.

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...