Boehner Says Settle Tax Cuts Issue Now

Sunday, 26 Sep 2010 10:13 AM

 

Share:
A    A   |
   Email Us   |
   Print   |
   Forward Article  |
  Copy Shortlink
WASHINGTON -- The top Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives said Sunday that Congress should settle the issue of whether to extend tax cuts now rather than leave it until after November elections.

House Democratic leaders have hedged on the timing of a vote on extending tax cuts enacted during the former George W. Bush administration, declining to say whether it will occur before Nov. 2 congressional elections.

"The Congress has an opportunity this week to end some of the uncertainty by allowing the American people to know what the tax rates are going to be at the end of the year," Representative John Boehner said. "To adjourn without dealing with this means that in their minds the elections are more important than jobs for the American people."

On Friday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House would vote this year on extending middle-class tax breaks but appeared to hint at a delay until after the November midterm elections, where Democrats are seen facing steep losses in the House.

© 2014 Thomson/Reuters. All rights reserved.

Share:
   Email Us   |
   Print   |
   Forward Article  |
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Mali's Islamists Withdraw Cease-Fire Pledge

Friday, 04 Jan 2013 13:06 PM

Tens of thousands of Fatah supporters rallied in the Hamas stronghold of Gaza on Friday for the first time since they we . . .

Fmr. CIA Director Hayden: Iran Nuclear Crisis Gets 'Scarier'

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 18:11 PM

 . . .

Join Fmr. CIA Director for Special Iran Briefing, Assess the Danger

Friday, 13 Jul 2012 12:27 PM

 . . .

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved