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Obama to Congress: The Time For Immediate Action on Fiscal Cliff is Now

The House should have come back on December 31st @ 12:00pm. No one will be serious until the last second so don't sweat it.
Mike1206 Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 8:01 PM
Don't blame the House!! 0-blama has been on Holiday in Hawaii and has come back to grandstand only!!
Winkmeister (Formerly David) Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 8:06 PM
I didn't make it clear. The House does not need to even show up till 12-31-12 @ 12:00noon. Any other time will only allow more posturing and grandstanding with POTUS and Senate.

So how did the last-ditch fiscal cliff meeting go this afternoon? Not great. President Obama again put forth the scaled-back version of the proposal he pitched last week.

A source familiar with the meeting told CNBC that Obama was not making a new offer; just laying out what he thinks can pass the House and Senate. That includes keeping the tax cut for those making up to $250,000 and an extension of unemployment insurance for 2 million people. He will then ask the participants what they are willing to support, and if they don't have a counterproposal that...