Next Steps for Fiscal Cliff? 'God Only Knows,' Says Boehner

Speaker Boehner bluntly acknowledges he did not have the votes to pass "Plan B."
3:00 | 12/21/12

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I should all the -- did not take up the tax bill last night. Because. We didn't have the votes to pass. Not the outcome of the I -- -- that was -- will house trying to bridge these differences. Has been -- If it were easy. Auger to -- this would have been done decades before. -- -- -- the far and -- but to address this significant spending problem. The -- and renew unified way through tax reform to begin to grow our economy in the -- that create more jobs -- country. Are you. Just reinforces what we -- believe we. On the war for a vote. The bill which passed the senate and all of -- accurate. Of the what a let -- say there is -- senate bill that has come -- -- house. Although the senate bill -- a -- -- problem and he continues to sit in the United States so we don't have a set. We do have a house bill. That -- in the seventh and extended a tax rates for all Americans. And -- waiting since August suffer from the senate that if the senate while wants to act and -- bill will certainly take a look at. I'm interested in solving the major problems -- face our country. And that means house leaders senate leaders and president. Are gonna continue to have to work the other but to address those concerns many of us believe on both sides -- Other fundamental reform or tax -- -- help us get our economy moving faster and put more Americans back to work. And more Americans on the tax rules. How we get their. And god only knows.

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