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-- that you you have what I'm vertical fiscal cliff -- but I am going to address that issue.
Treasury Secretary Tim got to assess that without a deal that involves raising tax rates on people making more than 250 K.
President Obama is ready to go a move up the cliff.
Joining us now congresswoman Marcia -- -- she's a Republican from Tennessee.
Option if given a choice would you take no deal at all and go over the cliff.
All would you take a deal that includes higher tax rates on the rich -- would you do.
I think that to raise tax rates on anybody is the -- stay happens Stuart what we have set for a long time is.
Cut the spending I know -- -- get revenue.
God I can't going to have got to yeah write down of gonna -- on the yeah would you absolutely positively say no.
I will not vote for raising tax rates on the rich I would rather go over the fiscal cliff would you say that.
Hat I don't wanna go over the fiscal cliff but I am not for raising the tax right.
You're not getting into the heart of the problem it continuing -- a little bit under other there -- -- -- might come to the point to the end of this month web that is the choice that you'll facing.
If you don't say yes on taxing raising tax rates on the rich.
We will go over the clip now what are you gonna do if push comes to show at the very end of this month.
And -- what we're trying to do what we've been trying to do for years is -- not come to this point and had we been addressing.
That need for a pro growth agenda.
So that we could be growing our way out of part of this problem had we been addressing.
Appropriate spending cuts.
Hadn't -- been addressing and and I know reforms that were necessary step to just say let's raise the rates five million already said enough well he'll -- raise enough.
To cover -- face the federal spending.
What are you gonna do.
If that's a choice that you congresswoman -- black but he that's the choice that you have thanks you've -- to say yes or no.
Yes -- raise tax rates on the rich -- no I will not.
What do you do.
If you you don't raise tax rates on the rich or anybody else so you would vote no on it and there's a deal comes down as -- sort of like that I am I'm sort of I would fat -- you would vote no.
And I would I would I don't know cause they're not addressing the problem and you'd vote no even though it pushes us over the -- you do that.
-- vote no.
Because it doesn't address the problem and actually Stuart I think the president is -- dry very relief but I don't out of the collapse I'm sorry I I hate to.
I'm being on obnoxious -- know it but -- would vote I know who you would say no.
I will not vote -- higher tax rates even a few new first absolute certainty.
Apple chooses over the cliff you'd still don't know.
What -- yes I would I would vote.
No for higher tax rights because our children and grandchildren deserve better Abbas I agree that as a generational issue.
That this is still real obnoxious -- -- Vonage still pressing very -- what would you.
In any way compromise for example.
Would you vote yes on a tax rate increase to 37%.
On -- -- income us -- 39.
Not Bill Clinton writes -- study seven now that's a compromised would you vote yes on my.
And that's not something that is on the table it's not something that is -- -- now and what we haven't seen -- a willingness to address spending.
And you have to be able to cut the spending.
You've got to be able to reform the way these entitlement programs and -- trust funds.
Are working and until you do that and it's gotta be -- mature discussion of putting these things on the tangle.
Just to say we're gonna go yeah it raised the -- to solve some problems -- -- RD -- what is it December it is now look in his -- December.
I mean -- a little late for a addled long -- conversation and I honestly is what I think may end up happening Stuart.
Can I think that what we may see.
Is -- -- status quo extension.
That that that tax rates.
And that the Extenders the bush tax cuts to all the staff Sutherland do it he says he would -- -- seven with the continuing resolution we've already passed.
And then come back again in January.
And look long term at what this is going to look like I'm soil is badgering -- you like that I do apologize today.
You answer the question we loved us congresswoman Marsha Bachmann thanks so much ended.
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