Any wonder why in a single day we have had dingy Harry saying they had a mandate, that he was going to change the rules on Republican’s ability to filibuster, to the latest that he is all ready to meet in the middle?
These clowns may have fooled over half of the voters in the U.S. but Mitch McConnell has just thrown ice water in his face for a wake up call.
All budget measures come from the House of Representatives. Obama is way over his head and is quickly getting that his agenda is coming to a halt.
That’s my story and I’m sticking to it, I’m J.C. and I approve this message.
by Ben Shapiro
With conservatives across the country concerned about a rumored Republican cave-in in Washington, D.C. over tax policy, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is speaking out. Read his lips: no tax hikes.
Does Obama look like a guy with a mandate?
McConnell said in an exclusive statement to Breitbart News:
One issue I’ve never been conflicted about is taxes. I wasn’t sent to Washington to raise anybody’s taxes to pay for more wasteful spending and this election doesn’t change my principles. This election was a disappointment, without doubt, but let’s be clear about something: the House is still run by Republicans, and Republicans still maintain a robust minority in the Senate. I know some people out there think Tuesday’s results mean Republicans in Washington are now going to roll over and agree to Democrat demands that we hike tax rates before the end of the year. I’m here to tell them there is no truth to that notion whatsoever.
The media has already taken House Speaker John Boehner out of context to claim that he is willing to cave on raising tax rates. In point of fact, Boehner has spoken about closing tax loopholes while lowering tax rates as part of a balanced approach to spending to avoid the much-dreaded fiscal cliff. Both House and Senate Republicans are united in their opposition to tax hikes.
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