« Inaugural parade participants announced | Main | Poll says more cops, more mental health better fix than weapons ban »

December 19, 2012

Pelosi makes her point

It only took one sentence, one long sentence, but here was House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi's take on House Speaker John Boehner's plan to continue Bush-era tax cuts for everyone but millionaires. Pelosi was speaking at a Capitol Hill news conference.

"I don't know what the speaker's trying to prove," she said, "but if he thinks he's trying to prove that by passing a high end tax cut, and by leaving town that, that looks like some measure of legiusltiave virtuosity and try to put at the president's doorstep, who is a champion for the middle class, who has fought this campaign on the middle income class tax cuts--Republicans would leave town giving high end tax cuts without ever even addressing the other needs that we have, other decisions we need to make again to avoid the clif, to avoid downgrading, to avoid lowering confidence in our markets, to avoid the opportunity for growth that our economy could have."

 

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d83451c64169e2017d3ef88b25970c

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Pelosi makes her point:

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

The comments to this entry are closed.

ABOUT THIS BLOG

"Planet Washington" covers politics and government. It is written by journalists in McClatchy's Washington Bureau.

Send a story suggestion or news tip.

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

THIS MONTH

    Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
          1 2 3 4
    5 6 7 8 9 10 11
    12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    19 20 21 22 23 24 25
    26 27 28 29 30 31  

BLOGROLL