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

House Republicans are trying to pass Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerLobbying world A new kind of hero? Last week's emotional TV may be a sign GOP up in arms over Cheney, Kinzinger 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 AmashDemocrats defend Afghan withdrawal amid Taliban advance Vietnam shadow hangs over Biden decision on Afghanistan Kamala Harris and our shameless politics 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 FlemingLobbying world Trump wants Congress to delay Census deadlines amid pandemic Meadows sets up coronavirus hotline for members of Congress 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 BlackburnWarren, Daines introduce bill honoring 13 killed in Kabul attack Overnight Hillicon Valley — Scrutiny over Instagram's impact on teens US gymnasts offer scathing assessment of FBI MORE (Tenn.) Undecided

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Bill Cassidy (La.) Leadership seeking his vote

Jason ChaffetzJason ChaffetzCongress's latest hacking investigation should model its most recent Fox News Audio expands stable of podcasts by adding five new shows The myth of the conservative bestseller 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 GarrettOn The Trail: The political losers of 2020 Biz groups take victory lap on Ex-Im Bank Export-Import Bank back to full strength after Senate confirmations MORE (N.J.) Declined to answer

Phil GingreyJohn (Phil) Phillip GingreyEx-Tea Party lawmakers turn heads on K Street 2017's top health care stories, from ObamaCare to opioids Beating the drum on healthcare 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 BoehnerLobbying world A new kind of hero? Last week's emotional TV may be a sign GOP up in arms over Cheney, Kinzinger MORE

Cynthia LummisCynthia Marie LummisGOP senators unveil bill designating Taliban as terrorist organization Crypto debate set to return in force Crypto industry seeks to build momentum after losing Senate fight 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)

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John Duncan Jr. (Tenn.) Leaning yes

Tim Griffin (Ark.) Supports

Morgan GriffithHoward (Morgan) Morgan GriffithGOP lawmakers press social media giants for data on impacts on children's mental health Lawmakers press federal agencies on scope of SolarWinds attack House Republicans urge Democrats to call hearing with tech CEOs 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

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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 WoodallThe tale of the last bipartisan unicorns McCarthy guarantees GOP will take back House in 2022 Rundown of the House seats Democrats, GOP flipped on Election Day MORE (Ga.) Will vote yes

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DEMOCRATS

Firm No, Leaning No, Likely No (4)

Gerry ConnollyGerald (Gerry) Edward ConnollyHow lawmakers aided the Afghan evacuation Overnight Defense & National Security — Congress begins Afghanistan grilling Connolly rips Wilson over 'you lie' during Blinken hearing 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.