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WHIP COUNT: House lawmakers' positions on GOP's ‘Plan B’

House Republicans are trying to pass Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerSome doubt McCarthy or Scalise will ever lead House GOP Lobbying World McCarthy courts conservatives in Speaker's bid MORE’s (R-Ohio) so-called Plan B bill on the fiscal cliff, a measure that would partially avoid the cliff by making permanent tax rates on annual income up to $1 million.

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Republicans can afford only 24 defections if every Democrat votes no. Democratic leadership is whipping against the bill, though it remains unclear if the entire Democratic Caucus will oppose it. The bill is expected to hit the House floor on Thursday.

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LAST UPDATED on 12/20/12 at 7:31 p.m.

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REPUBLICANS

Firm No, Leaning No, Likely No (26)

Justin AmashJustin AmashSome doubt McCarthy or Scalise will ever lead House GOP McCarthy faces obstacles in Speaker bid House Freedom Caucus flexes muscle in Speaker's race MORE (Mich.) Will vote no; voted against the rule

Joe Barton (Texas) Opposed

Paul Broun (Ga.) He is now a firm no; voted against the rule

John FlemingJohn Calvin FlemingCoast Guard suspends search for missing Ohio plane Freedom Caucus member to bring up bill on impeaching IRS chief GOP seeks to make it 52 MORE (La.) Leaning no

Trent Franks (Ariz.) Voted against the rule

Trey Gowdy (S.C.) Opposed

Louie Gohmert (Texas) Voted against the rule

Tim Huelskamp (Kan.) Will vote no; voted against the rule

Walter Jones (N.C.) Voted against the rule

Jim Jordan (Ohio) Will vote no; voted against the rule

Raul Labrador (Idaho) “I’m a ‘Hell, no!’ ” he said.

Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.) Opposed

Jeff Landry (La.) Opposed; voted against the rule

Kenny Marchant (Texas) Leaning no

Thomas Massie (Ky.) Voted against the rule

Mick Mulvaney (S.C.) Opposed

Ron Paul (Texas) Voted against the rule

Steve Scalise (La.) Went from undecided to no after Rules Committee rejected his amendment

Jean Schmidt (Ohio) Voted against the rule

David Schweikert (Ariz.) Said on Twitter, "I'm a NO vote...bad tax hikes and no spending cuts."

Steve Southerland (Fla.) Told CNN on Thursday he is leaning no

Marlin Stutzman (Ind.) Opposed

Joe Walsh (Ill.) Will vote no; voted against the rule

Allen West (Fla.) Leaning no, citing sequester

Lynn Westmoreland (Ga.) Firm no

Joe Wilson (S.C.) Opposed


Undecided/Declined to answer (25)

Todd Akin (Mo.) Undecided

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Marsha BlackburnMarsha BlackburnTrump backs Blackburn's Tennessee Senate bid Corker won’t campaign against Democrat running for Tennessee Senate seat GOP Senate hopefuls race to catch up with Dems MORE (Tenn.) Undecided

Charles BoustanyCharles William BoustanyDems face hard choice for State of the Union response Americans worried about retirement should look to employee ownership Top Lobbyists 2017: Hired Guns MORE (La.) Undecided

Michael BurgessMichael Clifton BurgessMaternal deaths keep rising in US, raising scrutiny House passes 'right to try' drug bill Overnight Health Care: What to expect in omnibus | HIV expert to head CDC | Sessions issues memo on death penalty for drug cases MORE (Texas) Undecided

Bill Cassidy (La.) Leadership seeking his vote

Jason ChaffetzJason ChaffetzIngraham’s ratings spike a wake-up for advertisers Boehner to campaign for House GOP candidates Americans want to protect public lands, Congress should listen MORE (Utah) Declines to answer; has defected on other votes

Howard Coble (N.C.) Undecided. Usually a reliable vote on high-profile fiscal bills. Coble said, "I am praying about it."

Robert Hurt (Va.) Undecided

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Scott GarrettErnest (Scott) Scott GarrettManufacturers ramp up pressure on Senate to fill Ex-Im Bank board Five things lawmakers want attached to the trillion funding bill Bipartisan group of House lawmakers urge action on Export-Import Bank nominees MORE (N.J.) Declined to answer

Phil GingreyJohn (Phil) Phillip Gingrey2017's top health care stories, from ObamaCare to opioids Beating the drum on healthcare Former GOP chairman joins K Street MORE (Ga.) Undecided

Billy Long (Mo.) Declined to answer

Buck McKeon (Calif.) Armed Services Committee Chairman said he is concerned about sequestration and is not sure he can vote for bill.

Tim Murphy (Pa.) Undecided

Kristi Noem (S.D.) Undecided

Tom Latham (Iowa) Latham is tight with BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerSome doubt McCarthy or Scalise will ever lead House GOP Lobbying World McCarthy courts conservatives in Speaker's bid MORE

Cynthia LummisCynthia Marie LummisFemale lawmakers flee House for higher office, retirement Despite a battle won, 'War on Coal' far from over Dems on offense in gubernatorial races MORE (Wyo.) Undecided

Alan Nunnelee (Wis.) Not commenting at this time. Usually, a reliable vote for GOP leaders

Tom Price (Ga.) Undecided

Dana Rohrabacher (Calif.) Declined to answer

Tim Scott (S.C.) Soon-to-senator won't say

Lee Terry (Neb.) Undecided

Mike Turner (Ohio) Undecided

Bill Young (Fla.) Undecided, worried about sequester. Says he has talked to Boehner about addressing sequester in measure.


Firm Yes, Leaning Yes, or Likely Yes (24)

Spencer BachusSpencer Thomas BachusManufacturers ramp up pressure on Senate to fill Ex-Im Bank board Bipartisan group of House lawmakers urge action on Export-Import Bank nominees Overnight Finance: Trump, lawmakers take key step to immigration deal | Trump urges Congress to bring back earmarks | Tax law poised to create windfall for states | Trump to attend Davos | Dimon walks back bitcoin criticism MORE (Ala.) In a release, Bachus says, "I will vote for it."

Diane BlackDiane Lynn BlackGOP lawmaker, candidate for governor cancels NFL season tickets over protests Ex-EPA heads urge Pruitt to scrap changes to truck pollution rule Protecting nurses’ conscience: a non-negotiable in the final FY 2018 spending bill MORE (Tenn.) Leaning yes

John Duncan Jr. (Tenn.) Leaning yes

Tim Griffin (Ark.) Supports

Morgan GriffithHoward (Morgan) Morgan Griffith25 House Republicans defy leadership in key spending bill vote House passes 'right to try' drug bill House fails to pass 'right to try' bill amid Dem objections MORE (Va.) Leaning yes

Gregg Harper (Miss.) Supports

Andy Harris (Md.) Voted against the rule, but is leaning yes

Steve King (Iowa) Will vote yes. Big get for GOP leaders

Jack Kingston (Ga.) Leaning yes

Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) In Thursday (12/20) floor speech, McClintock embraces bill. A Big get for GOP leaders. McClintock has defected on other fiscal bills.

Steven LaTourette (Ohio) Retiring lawmaker will vote yes

Jerry Lewis (Calif.) Supports

Devin Nunes (Calif.) Supports

Tom Reed (N.Y.) Supports

Tom Rooney (Fla.) Supports

Dennis Ross (Fla.) Leaning yes

Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanFreedomWorks backs Jim Jordan for House Speaker House, Senate GOP compete for cash Some doubt McCarthy or Scalise will ever lead House GOP MORE (Wis.) Supports and is whipping members

Bobby Schilling (Ill.) A yes vote

Pete Sessions (Texas) Incoming Rules Committee chairman is a yes

Mike Simpson (Idaho) Will vote yes

Steve Stivers (Ohio) Supports

Patrick Tiberi (Ohio) Supports

Rob WoodallWilliam (Rob) Robert WoodallMcConnell, Schumer tap colleagues to explore budget reform Ryan, Pelosi name members to new budget and pension committees House GOP pushes hard-line immigration plan as Senate deals fail MORE (Ga.) Will vote yes

Don YoungDonald (Don) Edwin YoungPension committee must deliver on retirement promise Our leaders must end the hate before they burn America down Alaska rep denies suggesting armed Jews could have prevented Holocaust MORE (Alaska) Says he will "probably vote for it."



DEMOCRATS

Firm No, Leaning No, Likely No (4)

Gerry ConnollyGerald (Gerry) Edward ConnollyRepublicans refuse to back opioids bill sponsored by vulnerable Dem Dem lawmaker calls on Fox News to fire Hannity Overnight Energy: Former Pruitt aide alleges more wasteful spending, retaliation | Senate confirms EPA No. 2 | Zinke backs off big park fee increases MORE (Va.) Opposed

Jim Himes (Conn.) Opposed

Collin Peterson (Minn.) Firm no, but says he knows of a Blue Dog who will vote yes. Declines to name the member.

Heath Shuler (N.C.) Says he'll vote no and doesn't know of any Dems who will vote yes.


Undecided/Declined to answer (3)

Dan Boren (Okla.) Undecided

Ben Chandler (Ky.) Declined to answer

Dennis Kucinich (Ohio) Declined to answer


Erik Wasson, Molly K. Hooper, Russell Berman, Vicki Needham, Bernie Becker, Jonathan Easley, Peter Schroeder, Daniel Strauss, Bob Cusack contributed.