That's right. Boehner is going to cut the Tea Party out of the negotiations. Here is the deal. Republicans only control one house, and they don't control the Presidency. Of course, there is the possibility that they will control the Presidency this year, but for now, they are the MINORITY party, and they are going to have to reach across the aisle. I am glad that Boehner recognizes this, and in so doing, the chances are very good that the GOP won't look like the idiots they looked like late last year when the first compromise was finally reached.(Reuters) - House Speaker John Boehner, hoping to spare fellow Republicans a second embarrassing defeat over payroll tax cuts, is prepared to navigate around rebellious Tea Party-aligned lawmakers to get a deal, according to congressional aides.
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