The sinking of Plan B ; the U.S. fiscal cliff disaster of John Boehner — The sinking of "Plan B"; the U.S. "fiscal cliff" disaster of John Boehner By Thomas Ferraro and Richard Cowan and Rachelle Younglai WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Had there been a vote on Republican House Speaker John Boehner's "Plan B" to avert the so-called U.S. fiscal cliff on Thursday night, it would not have been close.
"'If you support tax increases without significant cuts ... don't even bother to call me.'"