Sunday, October 21, 2012
Is it true that President Obama hasn’t met with Republican leaders in Congress since the summer? “And shouldn’t he be meeting with them” to address the so-called fiscal cliff, a reporter asked White House spokesman Jay Carney on Thursday.
Carney didn’t answer those questions. But he did tell reporters that “some of these disagreements will have to be resolved by the electorate, and that’s the disagreement over whether or not we need to give more tax cuts to millionaires and billionaires. The American people will decide that in this election.”
Carney told reporters that Obama has made it clear for a long time that he will veto any bill that does not include a tax hike on the wealthiest Americans.