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

House Republicans are trying to pass Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerBreaking the impasse on shutdown, border security McCarthy, allies retaliate against Freedom Caucus leader House vote fails to quell storm surrounding Steve King 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 AmashDems revive impeachment talk after latest Cohen bombshell McCarthy, allies retaliate against Freedom Caucus leader On The Money: Trump says he won't declare emergency 'so fast' | Shutdown poised to become longest in history | Congress approves back pay for workers | More federal unions sue over shutdown 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 FlemingFormer congressmen, RNC members appointed to Trump administration roles Overnight Energy: Watchdog opens investigation into Interior chief | Judge halts Pruitt truck pollution rule decision | Winners, losers in EPA, Interior spending bill amendments Five GOP lawmakers mulling bid to lead conservative caucus 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

Michele BachmannMichele Marie BachmannYes, condemn Roseanne, but ignoring others is true hypocrisy Bachmann won't run for Franken's Senate seat because she did not hear a 'call from God' Billboard from ‘God’ tells Michele Bachmann not to run for Senate MORE (Minn.) Tea Party leader won't say Thursday night how she'll vote.

Marsha BlackburnMarsha BlackburnBarr hearing marks first time Senate Judiciary has GOP women serving on panel Live coverage: Trump AG pick grilled on Mueller probe at confirmation hearing Overnight Defense: Appeals court sides with Trump on transgender military ban | Trump threatens years-long shutdown | Trump floats declaring national emergency to build wall with military MORE (Tenn.) Undecided

Charles BoustanyCharles William BoustanyBottom Line On The Money: US adds 155k jobs in November | Unemployment holds at 3.7 percent | Wage growth strengthening | Trump signs stopgap spending bill delaying shutdown Tariff payments hit record high in October, pro-trade group says MORE (La.) Undecided

Michael BurgessMichael Clifton BurgessOvernight Health Care: House set to vote on bill targeting drug companies for overcharging Medicaid | Dems press Trump officials on pre-existing conditions | Tobacco giant invests .8B in Canadian marijuana grower GOP struggles to find right Republican for Rules Cards Against Humanity offering midterm expansion pack in effort to back Dems in key races MORE (Texas) Undecided

Bill Cassidy (La.) Leadership seeking his vote

Jason ChaffetzJason ChaffetzTop Utah paper knocks Chaffetz as he mulls run for governor: ‘His political career should be over’ Boehner working on memoir: report Former GOP lawmaker on death of 7-year-old migrant girl: Message should be ‘don't make this journey, it will kill you' 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 support Reed to helm Ex-Im Bank Trump taps nominee to lead Export-Import Bank Who has the edge for 2018: Republicans or Democrats? 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 BoehnerBreaking the impasse on shutdown, border security McCarthy, allies retaliate against Freedom Caucus leader House vote fails to quell storm surrounding Steve King MORE

Cynthia LummisCynthia Marie LummisTrump’s shifting Cabinet to introduce new faces The Hill's Morning Report — What a shutdown would mean for the government Leading contenders emerge to replace Zinke as Interior secretary 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 BachusFormer congressmen, RNC members appointed to Trump administration roles The key for EXIM's future lies in accountability Manufacturers support Reed to helm Ex-Im Bank MORE (Ala.) In a release, Bachus says, "I will vote for it."

Diane BlackDiane Lynn BlackLamar Alexander's exit marks end of an era in evolving Tennessee Juan Williams: The GOP's worsening problem with women How to reform the federal electric vehicle tax credit MORE (Tenn.) Leaning yes

John Duncan Jr. (Tenn.) Leaning yes

Tim Griffin (Ark.) Supports

Morgan GriffithHoward (Morgan) Morgan GriffithVirginia reps urge Trump to declare federal emergency ahead of Hurricane Florence Conservatives blame McCarthy for Twitter getting before favorable committee Bipartisan leaders of House panel press drug companies on opioid crisis 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 RyanAEI names Robert Doar as new president GOP can't excommunicate King and ignore Trump playing to white supremacy and racism House vote fails to quell storm surrounding Steve King 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

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Don YoungDonald (Don) Edwin YoungLive coverage: House elects new Speaker as Dems take charge Inside the Trump-Congress Christmas meltdown House GOP and Puerto Rico governor agree on statehood vote MORE (Alaska) Says he will "probably vote for it."



DEMOCRATS

Firm No, Leaning No, Likely No (4)

Gerry ConnollyGerald (Gerry) Edward ConnollyDems lash out at Trump for recalling furloughed workers Dems eye lawsuit if Trump declares border emergency The Hill's Morning Report — Groundhog Day: Negotiations implode as shutdown reaches 20 days 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.