Sunday, December 30, 2012

Dingy Harry Reid gives up on "fiscal cliff" talks?

Harry Reid's heart wasn't in it anyway. Voters voted for higher taxes when they re-elected Obama. They just didn't think they would be the ones paying them. I say let's teach them a hard lesson. Fiscal cliff diving anyone?

Via WaPo:
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has appealed directly to Vice President Biden to try to break an impasse in negotiations to avoid the “fiscal cliff,” as Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.) steps back from talks.

On the Senate floor just after 2 p.m., McConnell said he had delivered Senate Democrats an offer at 7 p.m. Saturday, and had yet to hear back from them with a potential counter-offer. In hopes of reaching a last-minute deal, McConnell said he had reached out to Biden. “I was here all day yesterday,” McConnell noted as he spoke.

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