McConnell Offers To Vote On Obama’s Fiscal Cliff Plan, Reid Objects
U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor today regarding his proposal to give Democrats an opportunity to vote on the President’s $1.6 trillion tax hike plan. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid objected to holding a vote on the bill.
“If the President’s proposal was made in good faith, Democrats should be eager to vote for it. So I’m surprised the Majority Leader just declined the chance for them to support it with their votes.