The Republicans have given up the no tax increases mantle. They now stand for what exactly?You can see the full Senate roll call vote at Senate.gov. (Includes a few not voting for reasons of illness or retirement, DeMint, Kirk, or old age, Lautenberg of NJ). Of note, of course, Tea Party Senator-elect Ted Cruz of Texas was not eligible to vote on the bill.
Tuesday, January 01, 2013
Breaking... Lee, Rubio, and Rand Paul all Vote 'No!" on Senate tax increase
From Eric Dondero: Very few 'No' votes on the Senate floor for the tax hike bill. But three of note, all Tea Party Republicans: Senator Mike Lee of Utah, Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, and Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky. Michele Malkin Tweets: