By Erik Wasson - 02/12/13 09:56 PM EST
“I see no evidence that the House plans to deal with this matter before the end of the month. As you indicated, the majority is going to offer a proposal. I anticipate that we will have an alternative proposal. That however doesn’t lead to a solution, that just leads to a couple of votes,” he added.
McConnell was reacting to an announcement by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) Tuesday that Democrats would unveil a sequester replacement by the end of this week for votes in the final hours before the March 1 sequester deadline.
Reid told reporters the Democratic bill will be half spending cuts and half tax increases.
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