Thursday, December 9, 2010
The Obama administration's tax cut/unemployment extension/stealth stimulus might not be as dead as Congressman Raul Grijalva wants it to be. Talking Points Memo brings us a statement from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi:
In the Caucus today, House Democrats supported a resolution to reject the Senate Republican tax provisions as currently written. We will continue discussions with the President and our Democratic and Republican colleagues in the days ahead to improve the proposal before it comes to the House floor for a vote.
Democratic priorities remain clear: to provide a tax cut for working families, to create jobs and economic growth, to assist millions of our fellow Americans who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own, and to do this in a fiscally sound way."
Read the whole thing here.