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Cliffhanger: Cantor Opposes
Senate ´Fiscal Cliff´ Deal,
Boehner Still Uncertain

Breitbart´s Big Government, by Matthew Boyle

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 1/1/2013 5:23:16 PM

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has publicly voiced his opposition to the Senate "fiscal cliff" deal that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Vice President Joe Biden cut late on New Year’s eve, and which passed early today by an 89-8 vote. “I do not support the bill,” Cantor told reporters on Tuesday afternoon. CNN reports that “House Speaker John Boehner and House GOP Whip Kevin McCarthy both declined to answer questions as they emerged from the meeting.” Given multiple opportunities, House Speaker John Boehner spokesman Michael Steel would not answer

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Janjan, 1/1/2013 5:57:00 PM     (No. 9093584)

This deal is ridiculous and the House shouldn´t even consider bringing it to a vote.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Starlady, 1/1/2013 6:00:50 PM     (No. 9093592)

I am surprised that Eric Cantor has expressed his disagreement with the Senate bill. He is elected by one of the most conservative districts in VA, but over the past four years I have come to view him as a moderate. I no longer trust him, I hope I am wrong but I now see him as an opportunist. I know he is well funded by the Wall Street crowd. Whether that is good or bad I´ ll leave to others to decide.
I would rather see a true conservative get the position.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Starlady, 1/1/2013 6:02:19 PM     (No. 9093596)

In the previous post the position I am referring to is Speaker.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Veritas2009, 1/1/2013 6:19:05 PM     (No. 9093612)

Obama´s negotiating position: Republicans suck syphylitic pig parts eat dysenteric camel dung AND die! What is not to like?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: GreatGreyhounds, 1/1/2013 6:35:06 PM     (No. 9093632)

At 8am EST, Speaker Boehners phone will be ringing, and I will let them know to cut spending rather than increase taxes. In other words, kill the Senate deal, and take the cliff option.

Also, he will not receive another dollar from me in the future, nor will I work to help him get re-elected in 2014...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: lylacat, 1/1/2013 6:41:05 PM     (No. 9093637)

Boehner has to go. He has not been a leader, and we badly need leadership at this point. 0bama runs all over Boehner. This Senate deal stinks, and most of us know it. We need to reduce spending.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: reilly, 1/1/2013 6:47:45 PM     (No. 9093645)


Introduce the poseur in the White House to the Republican House, and for once just ignore Pravda. You´ll be amazed what they´ll agree to if you fight.
Tell the media to report the numbers.
It´s two years before the next election. Grow some balls.


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Reply 8 - Posted by: Blackeagle, 1/1/2013 6:52:09 PM     (No. 9093649)

A key win on the bill for conservatives is that the fiscal cliff spending cuts - while postponed - were not compromised away. That was a big fear.

This Spring could be fun: Congress and the White House will have to attempt to close the budget gap using spending cuts alone.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: suziannr, 1/1/2013 7:57:43 PM     (No. 9093704)

never happy #8...gop will find a way to give that up without getting a thing. It´s easy, have no guts and no ability to negotiate as well as have no principles to stand on...there ya go.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: redwhite&blue2, 1/1/2013 8:01:40 PM     (No. 9093709)

Hey #6, ya think things would be better with Newt instead of Boehner? I do! Stinky would meet his match.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: nocuol, 1/1/2013 8:16:44 PM     (No. 9093726)

Agreed, #10! What most people don´t know is that the Speaker of the House does not constitutionally have to be an elected representative in the House.

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