Boehner Answers Questions About Withdrawing 'Plan B'
By: David Greene and Ron Elving //
December 20, 2012
House Speaker John Boehner had a news conference Friday, after he had to withdraw his "Plan B" for avoiding the tax increases and spending cuts due at the end of the year. Many of his fellow Republicans wouldn't support it because it included higher taxes for millionaires.
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