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On this vote the -- are 257.
The days are 167.
The motion is adopted without objection a motion to reconsider is laid on the table.
And with that it is official.
That the house has moved this piece of legislation and now we'll go to the president to be signed.
Joining me now on Capitol Hill chief congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel Mike.
Well Brett -- evening.
And it's been quite a day out -- obviously appear on capitol -- in the wee hours of the morning the senate passed this by a wide bipartisan margin.
And -- the question was what what house Republicans do what was their play a lot of their leadership felt like they had a bad hand.
This was passed by a wide margin the clock was running out on the 112 congress.
By noon on Thursday there -- be a new congress sworn in.
I've got to tell you talking to Democrats and Republicans off camera.
There is a great dissatisfaction if he will if he were -- -- that about their job.
Performance they would not feel very good about it because they feel like.
All of these major deals that come up.
Are becoming last minute deals negotiated by two people.
In the end.
Congressional committees are not taking up these deals they're not -- the challenging -- we're tackling the big challenges of our time.
Whether it be entitlements the debt.
You name it.
There's a great dissatisfaction here because here we are on New Year's Day after the fiscal -- deadline had passed.
And many Republicans in this case feel like they had a gun to their head to accept this deal or be blamed.
For allowing the country to go off the fiscal cliff and perhaps a recession.
Simpson -- the two.
Bipartisan downing who went after a big debt deal.
Called this a missed opportunity to do something big but they call it a small step forward.
Towards getting a handle on the nation's debt issues.
Buckle up here on Capitol Hill a lot of people holding their noses and voting in favor of this deal.
Realizing they did not want to be blamed for saying the country off the fiscal footprint.
-- Mike Emanuel live on the hill Mike thank you the final vote actually was 257.
85 the Republicans voting yes 170.
Yes votes we can also report that house majority leader Eric Cantor voted no.
The vice presidential nominee in 2012 Paul Ryan voted.
-- Speaker Boehner also voted.
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