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Veteran Republican senator denounces Boehner's tax offer
| 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
posted on 12/04/2012 8:16:36 PM PST
get that crying baby socialist gone!!!
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.
posted on 12/04/2012 9:08:47 PM PST
(Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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