Senate Democrats

Republican Opposition To Payroll Tax Cut Threatening Year-Long Extension

TODAY: TWO MORE PROMINENT REPUBLICANS COME OUT AGAINST ANY PAYROLL TAX CUT EXTENSION

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL):  ‘I Have Doubts About The Wisdom’ Of Payroll Tax Cut. [MSNBC, 2/13/12]

Rep. Jeff Flake (R-AZ): We Shouldn’t Be Having a Payroll Tax Cut.’ [The Hill, 2/13/12]

THE LIST OF REPUBLICANS WHO PUBLICLY OPPOSE ANY EXTENSION OF THE PAYROLL TAX CUT CONTINUES TO GROW

Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA): Payroll Tax Cut ‘Bad Policy,’ ‘A Gimmick. [Politico, 2/7/12]

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT): Payroll Tax Cut ‘Bad Policy. [Politico, 2/7/12]

Rep. Jeff Landry (R-LA): Payroll Tax Cut ‘A Terrible Idea.’  [Reuters, 1/13/12]

Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA): Payroll Tax Cut ‘Not Worth Our While.’ [Politico, 1/6/12]

Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN): Extending the Tax Cut ‘A Very Slippery Slope. [Politico, 2/7/12]

Sen. Mike Johanns (R-NE): Payroll Tax Cut ‘A Hard Sell. [Politico, 2/7/12]

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