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Veteran Republican senator denounces Boehner's tax offer
Reuters ^ | Tue Dec 4, 2012 10:00am EST | (Reporting By Thomas Ferraro; Editing by Bill Trott)

Posted on 12/04/2012 8:16:29 PM PST by Olog-hai

A Republican senator underscored division within his party ranks on Tuesday by opposing a plan by the top Republican to increase tax revenues as part of a possible deal to avert the “fiscal cliff.”

Senator Jim DeMint, a favorite of the anti-tax Tea Party movement, said the proposal by House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner for $800 billion in increased tax revenues would “destroy jobs and allow Washington politicians” to swell, not reduce, the deficit. …

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Government; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: boehner; fiscalcliff; jimdemint; rinos

1 posted on 12/04/2012 8:16:36 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

get that crying baby socialist gone!!!


2 posted on 12/04/2012 8:40:12 PM PST by willowdean
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To: Olog-hai
This cliff stalemate is the RATs plan to once and for all DESTROY the GOP. It is pretty much that simple - they are not negotiating and certainly not in good faith. It is their way or the highway - RIP GOP, you walked right into this one without your spine.


3 posted on 12/04/2012 9:08:47 PM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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