Skip to comments.Boehner: GOP House majority means 'no mandate' for tax hikes
Posted on 11/07/2012 12:57:27 PM PST by RC one
In a warning to President Obama, Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Tuesday night that the reelection of the House Republican majority means that there is no mandate for raising tax rates on the American people.
The American people want solutions and tonight, they've responded by renewing our House Republican majority, Boehner said. With this vote, the American people have also made clear that there is no mandate for raising tax rates.
Congress must move immediately from the election to confront looming tax hikes and spending cuts set to take effect at the end of the year. Boehners remarks on taxes serve as a warning shot to Obama, who, if reelected, would likely push to allow the George W. Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthy to expire.
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We’ll see if the Weeper can hold firm on this.
I’d like to know why the House Turds funded Obamacare last year.
He's already caved....
You know whats going to happen as well as I - the administration will offer some BS bill - offering to extend the cuts for people who don't pay fed taxes anyway or something similarly stupid - which will have the effect of making the GOP House look so intractable that there will be no choice but to allow the Bush tax cuts expire at the end of the year.
A majority will believe that its actually your fault their taxes are shooting up.
And you will have no effective response.
My bets are he will fund any and everything for Obama. He has enabled this fool for two years. What’s another 4? The Rinos will not allow a shutdown over funding....He will fund.
let them expire. let that little 2% social security tax expire too. be careful what you vote for. I won’t like paying it but I’d like to see “some” of those that voted for O pay them.
There’s a big problem here. They are all in a small room and Obama is holding a grenade with the pin pulled.
Bush tax cuts expire this year for everyone, including middle class. Obama’s payroll tax cuts expire at the end of the year as well. Lastly, sequestration kicks in at the end of this year which will devastate the defense budeget. On top of all that, Obama never has to run for re-election.
So you have Boehner looking at a tried and true socialist, Obama, that has the power to raise income taxes on everyone, raise payroll taxes on everyone and destroy the defense budget by doing NOTHING. He doesn’t have to pass a bill, he doesn’t have to sign a thing. He just has to wave his veto pen.
And it doesn’t matter if we make Obama own it or not. Deep down, he WANTS all those things to happen and since he has no more elections to worry about, he’s the suicide bomber in the room.
Ugg, Boehner needs to tread lightly, so so lightly or we are all ****ed.
Oh, screw you, Boner! The American people have re-elected obama. Sequestration was his idea so it must be best for America. He wants tax hikes so let him have them. And I mean all of them. Let all the Bush tax cuts expire. They were Bush’s tax cuts so they must be bad for the country. Give the people what they want, John. And stop blowing smoke up our asses.
What a joke!! When Obama says “raise the debt ceiling” Boehner says “How high?”