Rep John Fleming (La) said sentiment in GOP mtg now is to pass senate bill as is, maybe with mostly Dem votes. Realize they're beat—
Daniel Newhauser (@dnewhauser) January 01, 2013
Not good news for fiscal conservatives hoping that House Republicans will amend and send back the massive tax hike/puny spending cut Senate bill.
Yes, we need to name names:
We want this member’s name. So voters can get him/her “out of there”…permanently:
More from the Washington editor at Bloomberg News:
And GOP Rep. Mick Mulvaney of South Carolina confirms the cave:
Update: The House officially went into recess at 7:15pm Eastern time. They may be back and up until 2am. Or not.
Update: Yet more word from another GOP congressman that the House will swallow the crap sandwich without amendments:
…and another GOP source signals defeat on the amendment effort:
Awww. They’re “tired.”
Put a fork in it: