Payroll Tax Cut Likely To Pass House Says Boehner, Not Senate Says Reid

Posted by | December 12, 2011 22:19 | Filed under: Top Stories

The House will likely pass the payroll tax cut bill, but the Senate has a problem with it.

The House is expected to approve the roughly $180 billion measure on Tuesday. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., has said the bill will go nowhere in the Senate, citing a provision all but forcing President Barack Obama to move ahead quickly with a controversial oil pipeline that would run from Canada to Texas.

Boehner, R-Ohio, sidestepped a question about whether he rules out eventually agreeing to a compromise with that chamber.

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