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Earlier Thursday, House Speaker designate John Boehner (R Ohio) called the vote «chicken crap.»
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The White House praised the vote Thursday afternoon but cautioned that negotiations on the tax cuts are ongoing.
«The President continues to believe that extending middle class tax cuts is the most important thing we can do for our economy right now and he applauds the House for passing a permanent extension,» White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said in a statement, adding that «any reports that we are near a deal in the tax cuts negotiations are inaccurate and premature.»
Earlier Thursday, 33 Democrats defied their party leadership by voting against the rule governing debate on the tax cut bill because they wanted to vote on an extension of canada goose clearance the cuts for all income levels, not just the middle class.
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In the letter, the four advocated for a one year extension of the tax cuts for all income levels and a permanent extension for middle class earners.
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