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MacCallum Bill Hemmer good morning speaker Boehner defying the White House bringing what he calls a plan B.
Two will vote that's a back -- plan to prevent a crush of tax hikes that go into effect for nearly every American if we go over the cliff.
Now just 1213 days away speaker Boehner says he's confident the plan -- passed the house.
Have a listen to that.
-- house will -- legislate.
To make permanent tax relief for nearly every American 99 point 81% of the American people.
Met a president we'll have a decision to make.
-- you call on a senate Democrats to pass that bill.
He can be responsible for the largest tax increase in American history.
Yesterday and John Boehner.
My command tells us live on Capitol Hill also Mike the speaker says that he will get it done.
-- is a tough sell even with his own GOP members right.
Martha no question about that they did get some cover from Grover Norquist for our from Americans for Tax Reform who said it was OK to vote war.
-- -- -- number of other conservative groups that Republicans should not support this plan B house leadership sources say essentially the US -- less than two weeks from.
Going off the fiscal cliff and so while they would love to have a plan eight.
With President Obama deal.
Essentially they had to be prepared with a backup plan.
This is our good faith effort it's -- proposal.
To keep -- taxes as -- as possible for as many Americans as possible and we're putting that forward tomorrow.
And I am -- I'm optimistic that we will get the vote.
Now that speaker of the house John Boehner -- to talk to -- -- about three hours and we expect the house will vote on this plan B if you will.
I sometime around 6 PM this evening although of course that -- -- -- have cars say and it's obviously got some house Democrats pretty disgruntled about the whole plan B option.
What are they saying Mike.
Well essentially last night there is some preparation for these bills to come to the floor the plan B and also.
Another bill that would have have a number of spending cuts.
That Republicans would support and so the Democrats were very frustrated by the process take -- listen this.
This is not to write a to do this I think all my -- in the site know this this is this is this is shameful this is unacceptable this is indefensible this is too serious.
I think that go to proceed this way and I hope right colleagues -- reconsider.
Before the year before this.
Byline house Republicans see if this passes the house which they expect today.
This puts a whole lot of pressure on senate Democrats who they say they have no backup plan in north all right we'll be locked in -- think -- is so it.
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