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Republicans decline to compromise on tax cuts

Publié par Clifford Armion le 14/09/2010

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James Oliphant and Don Lee

"Reporting from Washington Republican leaders in Congress on Monday backed away from a possible compromise with the Obama administration over expiring George W. Bush-era tax cuts, committing both sides to an election-year battle with significant stakes for the economy. "Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and the party's conservative activists distanced themselves from comments by House Minority Leader John A. Boehner (R- Ohio) on Sunday that he may agree to let tax relief for wealthy Americans expire if that was politically necessary to save middle-class tax cuts. "By late Monday, Boehner issued a statement dropping his suggestion and saying he too would fight higher taxes affecting any bracket." Read on...
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"Republicans decline to compromise on tax cuts", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), septembre 2010. Consulté le 19/05/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/republicans-decline-to-compromise-on-tax-cuts