President Obama on the “fiscal cliff” agreement
President Obama on what’s in the “fiscal cliff” agreement and what it means for you. Watch it and share it with friends and family.
“Lawmakers said that Representative Eric Cantor of Virginia, the No. 2 Republican, indicated to his colleagues in a closed-door meeting in the basement of the Capitol that he could not support the legislation in its current form. Many other Republicans were voicing stiff objections to a plan that they saw as raising taxes while doing little to rein in spending. Several conservatives assailed it on the House floor as the chamber convened at noon for an unusual New Year’s Day session.”
Source: The New York Times
This agreement is the right thing to do for our country, and the House should pass it without delay.
Senate approves budget deal to avert fiscal cliff