Cantor: 'We’re going to have the votes' for 'Plan B'
By Russell Berman - 12/20/12 05:17 PM EST
going to have the votes to pass both the permanent tax relief bill as
well as the spending reduction act,” Cantor told reporters at a Capitol
press conference, where he announced the House would also vote a
separate package to replace automatic spending cuts due to take effect
GOP leaders added the spending package to the docket in a bid to win
Republican votes of members who complained that Boehner’s tax bill did
not address sequestration, the $109 billion in across-the-board cuts to
military and domestic spending that both parties have criticized.