Jim DeMint: Boehner's offer "will destroy American jobs'Quicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|For the first time, Boehner managed to get his entire leadership team behind the plan -- including conservative champions such as House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (Va.) and House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (Wis.). But DeMint was not impressed. 'Speaker Boehner's $800 billion tax hike will destroy American jobs and allow politicians in Washington to spend even more, while not reducing our $16 trillion debt by a single penny,'Republican Jim DeMint said in a statement. '[I]f neither party leadership is going to put forward a serious plan to balance the budget and pay down the debt, we should end this charade.'|
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