(VIDEO) House Passes Middle-Class Tax Cuts, Boehner Calls Democrat's Ploy "Chicken Crap"
by TexasGOPVote on December 2, 2010 at 3:52 PM
House Democrats passed a bill Thursday making Bush tax cuts permanent only for families earning up to $250,000 per year. However, Republicans want to see the tax cuts extended for all income brackets and have vowed to only vote for a bill that extends all tax cuts permanent. The Democrats are trying to make the Republicans look like they do not want tax cuts, while at the same time blocking the Republican effort to extend tax cuts to all Americans.
John Boehner expresses his frustration below:
"I'm trying to catch my breath so I don't refer to this maneuver going on today as chicken crap alright, but this is nonsense, alright, the election was one month ago! We're 23 months from the next election, and the political games have already started trying to set up the next election. We had an honest conversation at the White House about the challenges we faced to get out of here and to take care of the what the American people expect to get out of us, and to roll this vote out today, it really is just, it was what you were going to think I was going to say anyway…"