President Obama appears with John Boehner at a press conference, to announce he has decided to give into all Republican demands, promising there will be no new taxes. What they stated, well, it might stun you!
Speaker of the House John Boehner is suddenly in trouble with his own party, with many on the right calling for the Speaker’s removal from his post. The reason: he’s trying to actually negotiate (just a little). His couter-proposal on the fiscal cliff negotiations to President Obama looked to many like a Republican’s dream package, and, unsurprisingly, it was rejected quickly by the President.
Jon Stewart has been thrashing the ongoing negotiations on the fiscal-cliff, the completely ‘congress-made economic disaster’ in his “Daily Show” series, “Cliffpocalypsemageddonacaust – Totally Solvable Budget Problem“.