Reid: No Fiscal Cliff Deal Before Christmas

Discussion in 'Politics' started by pspr, Dec 11, 2012.

  1. pspr


    Of course, Reid is often just full of crap and may not know what he is talking about.

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Tuesday Democrats aren't going to make an offer on spending cuts for Republicans and that it will be hard to reach a "fiscal cliff" deal before Christmas.

    The Nevada Democrat made his comments after House Speaker John Boehner accused President Barack Obama of dragging his feet in "fiscal cliff" negotiations.

    "Let's be honest. We're broke. The plan we offered is consistent with the president's call for a balanced approach," Boehner said. "We're still waiting for the White House to identify what spending cuts the president is willing to make as part of the balanced approach that he promised the American people. Where are the president's spending cuts?