Not so fast: House Republicans want more spending cuts in ‘fiscal cliff’ billSubmitted by emalvini on Tue, 01/01/2013 - 21:00
Not so fast: House Republicans want more spending cuts in ‘fiscal cliff’ bill
Alex Pappas and Alexis Levinson
5:28 PM 01/01/2013
WASHINGTON — House Republicans are signaling that the “fiscal cliff” legislation passed by the Senate early Tuesday isn’t going anywhere until more spending cuts are included in the bill.
“It was way past those senators bed time and they were blurry-eyed when they were reading it, so we’re trying to fill in the gap where they may have missed a few things,” Rep. Jack Kingston of Georgia said Tuesday afternoon after leaving a meeting of the Republican Conference in the capitol.