Pelosi: GOP Engaging in ‘Hostage-Taking’ on Fiscal Cliff

by Nathaniel Botwinick

Dramatic language from Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on the floor of the House today about Republicans and the fiscal cliff: “The Republicans are saying that rather than passing that, they want to hold it hostage to give an additional tax cut to people making over $250,000 a year. That’s not negotiating, that’s hostage-taking.”