Here is video of the GOP Senate Minority Leader – Mitch McConnell – on ABC News’ “This Week” where he said today that moving forward, there will be no further tax increases as part of the Debt-Ceiling Battle with President Obama. McConnell said the Fiscal Cliff deal just passed raised tax rates on the top earners, but that now “the tax issue is finished, over, completed.” What now must be worked out are spending cuts and reform of entitlements:
“Oh, yeah, the tax, the revenue, the tax issue is finished – over – completed. That’s behind us. Now the question is, what are we going to do about the biggest problem confronting our country and our future? And that’s our spending addiction. It’s time to confront it. The President surely knows that. I mean, he has mentioned it both publicly and privately. The time to confront it is now.”
This is the line they need to hold.
Here is a great compilation video from Newsbusters on what you can likely expect to hear from ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos, and other committed Democrats in the liberal media, following tomorrow night’s first 2012 Presidential Debate. Stephanopoulos, in all of his impartiality, has believed the Democratic Presidential Candidate has won eight out of nine Presidential Debates he’s covered since starting with ABC News in 1997. It’s just a coincidence, of course, that Stephanopoulos worked in the Bill Clinton White House and Presidential Campaign.