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Republican Doomsday Plan: Cave on Taxes, Vote ‘Present’

Posted on AllSides December 3rd, 2012
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Republicans are seriously considering a Doomsday Plan if fiscal cliff talks collapse entirely. Its quite simple: House Republicans would allow a vote on extending the Bush middle class tax cuts (the bill passed in August by the Senate) and offer the President nothing more: no extension of the debt ceiling, nothing on unemployment, nothing on closing loopholes. Congress would recess for the holidays and the president would face a big battle early in the year over the debt ceiling.
Two senior Republican elected officials tell me this doomsday plan...

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