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Posted by on Dec 19, 2012 in Breaking News, Economy, Politics | 18 comments

Democrats Dismiss Boehner’s ‘Plan B’ in Fiscal Cliff Talks

Democrats dismiss Boehner’s ‘Plan B’ in fiscal cliff talks (via AFP)

US House Speaker John Boehner unveiled his “Plan B” on Tuesday as Republican lawmakers wrangled with Democratic President Barack Obama over how to steer the economy past the so-called fiscal cliff. Boehner, whose party holds a majority in the lower house, said he was now prepared to countenance a tax…