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Skip to comments.Boehner Extends Olive Branch To Obama on 'Fiscal Cliff'
Posted on 11/07/2012 1:42:16 PM PST by AnAmericanAbroad
House Speaker John Boehner offered Wednesday to pursue a deal with a victorious President Barack Obama that will include higher taxes "under the right conditions" to help reduce the nation's staggering debt and put its finances in order.
"Mr. President, this is your moment," Boehner told reporters, speaking about the "fiscal cliff" that will hit in January. "We want you to lead."
Boehner said House Republicans are asking Obama "to make good on a balanced approach" that would including spending cuts and address government social benefit programs.
"Let's find the common ground that has eluded us," Boehner said while congratulating the president on winning a second term.
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Well, it didn’t take John Bendover long to get his on knees to the Won.
Boehner offers to have Republicans bend over and spread their cheeks.
That is my (and I imagine most Cons) pleading when it comes to the groveling, reach-across-the-aisle, WUSS, RINO, scumbag, "Weeper of the House."
Must have gotten some new kneepads...
I’m done with the GOP. I’ll vote for any candidate who runs as Tea Party, Independent, Libertarian, Constitution, but I will never again hold my nose and pull for (R). Not even if Ryan or Palin wins the primaries in 2016. (washes hands and walks away)
If they do nothing, higher taxes already begin on January 1. Now he is offering higher taxes on top of that.