Debt ceiling: Key Republican bolts debt ceiling talks - Jun. 23, 2011
I'm sorry but this is absolutely ridiculous. Democrats control the senate and the White House. That's 2/3. You guys control 1. We already have agreed to cutting medicare and other entitlements, and you won't even give us tax increases in the form of cutting loopholes and subsidies? Is the GOP kidding?Vice President Joe Biden were thrown into question Thursday when a key Republican lawmaker pulled out of the talks.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said in a statement the group had made progress in identifying "trillions" in spending cuts, but that Democrats "continue to insist that any deal must include tax increases."