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-- Fox News alert the battle over the payroll tax cut coming to a head in our nation's capital today we are expecting.
Both the senate and the house to meet and consent to a two month extension.
Good morning everyone I Gregg -- in for bill however here in America's -- -- And I'm Julie Banderas in for Martha MacCallum some house Republicans none too happy this morning saying that they were hung out to dry.
By their leader many house Republicans angry over the short duration of the expansion.
Democrats on the other hand are celebrating.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi releasing the following statement and I'm quoting this is a victory for the American people they spoke out clearly.
And as a result 160 million American workers will continue to receive their payroll tax cut.
About 1000 dollars in the pockets of the average family.
Meanwhile house speaker John Boehner is taking a lot of heat right now for essentially giving into the Democrats and President Obama.
In this fight speaker Peter though still pushing for a one year plan.
It's not always easy to do the right thing.
But though we believe.
That we came here to change the way this town does business.
And more no more gimmicks no more short term and short term -- time to do solid policy and it's time to do it the right way.
Mike Emanuel is live on Capitol Hill and Mike should we expect any eggs from a today with the unanimous consent votes in both the house and the senate.
Greg typically not in the senate remember the senate obviously had 89 votes last Saturday to pass an extension payroll tax holiday -- that should be easy.
The wild car is the house floor where we've seen some problems the house.
Blew up the idea of a two month extension last Saturday.
All it takes is one member to show up and say I have -- and then you've got big problems.
The house floor was the scene of drama on Wednesday when Steny Hoyer tried to -- -- -- -- -- The senate bill in the house it was shut down pretty quickly and so all eyes will be on the house or.
As for the way ahead here's.
More from speaker -- We expect to have their -- In these members will work expeditiously.
But to complete the one year extension -- all of -- -- A we will last -- -- seventh.
To approve this.
Agreement by unanimous consent before Christmas.
Leaders are hoping to wrap it up this morning I've asked Republican leaders in the house do you expect any drama they say they don't anticipate any.
But we'll see I've reached out to several Tea Party members who have been thought to possibly want to you object to this deal.
And they say they'll just fight harder in January but again.
We'll be watching right.
Like what about the fallout from all of this is -- -- political price to be paid.
Well we have heard from some angry house Republicans saying they don't think the speaker should take in this deal they were angry that.
Last night at 5 o'clock when the speaker laid out the deal for the House Republican Caucus that he did not allow feedback did not take any questions.
I you may remember a conference call last Saturday blew up the deal.
The first time so he didn't take any feedback this time -- allowed become a feeding frenzy.
There are others who say that some of the other Republican leadership to have the speaker's back you saw that news conference he was stand there by himself where the other house Republican leaders.
So some say that the debate Boehner loyalists may.
Have payback for those who left him hanging on this one I'm Mike Emanuel lives and what is probably a fairly empty capitol Mike thanks very much --
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