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Tue Jan 1, 2013, 03:48 PM

House Democrats press Speaker Boehner to call a vote

Source: Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- House Democratic leaders are pressing Speaker John Boehner to let the House vote on the Senate-approved bipartisan compromise that would avert much of the impact of the so-called fiscal cliff.

Following a nearly three-hour private meeting Tuesday between Vice President Joe Biden and House Democratic lawmakers, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Democrats expected Boehner to allow the House to vote on the accord.

Boehner has said the House will vote on the Senate measure or vote to amend it.

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The Senate passed the measure early Tuesday on an 89-8 vote. The compromise would allow tax increases on the nation's highest earners but prevent tax boosts from everyone else.

Read more: http://www.wkyc.com/news/article/276132/45/House-announces-deal-on-fiscal-cliff



Once again, the weak leadership of Boehner comes into full display. He can't do anything prior to the January 3rd Speaker vote, so he probably will pander to the crazies of his party, extend all tax cuts, and send it back to the Senate.

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TomCADem Jan 2013 OP
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Jan 2013 #1
plethoro Jan 2013 #2
tradecenter Jan 2013 #3
Wellstone ruled Jan 2013 #4
penndragon69 Jan 2013 #5

Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 03:53 PM

1. Meanwhile according to Huffington Post

Eric Canker has come out against the deal saying it doesn't go far enough. He's sharpening his knife to go after Boehner.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Reply #1)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 03:55 PM

2. That knife may well find Cantor instead of Boehner.. Cantor is

 

the single most disgusting man in government today.

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 04:00 PM

3. Cankersore is nothing more than a waste of oxygen.

 

I fervently hope that he loses his seat in 2014, which I think will happen if he manages to scuttle this deal.
If Boner had any balls, he would tell Cankersore to STFU and let the adults take over.

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 04:07 PM

4. This smells like

O.K. you Guys didn't really support our candidate Mr. Willard the Rat and Paul the fake Ryan,now it's payback from the Krotch Bros. and the Shelie the Casino dude.

Get ready for a Wall Street Smack Down later today. China opens shortly and that will be the trend. These F--ers just don't give a Rats Ass about the worker Bees.

Boner needs more than a jug of Wine here,he needs a barrel of J.D.. Call the Whambulance!!!!!

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 04:26 PM

5. Hi ho, Hi ho, it's over the cliff we go!

Then the Dems can come back on day 1, pass a new tax relief bill
for everyone making 250K and less, with UI extensions
and EIC fixes.

FUCK THE RICH !

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