While mainstream media takes Republicans to task over the “fiscal cliff,” President Barack Obama is on holiday, including golfing with his long-time friend Bobby Titcomb, who was arrested last year on suspicion of soliciting a prostitute.
With regards to the fiscal cliff battle, it looks as if the future of GOP House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio is uncertain. He said that the US House of Representatives has done its part and now it's time for President Barack Obama to do his part.
The House Republicans, led by House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, seemingly gave their fiscal cliff proposal: permanent tax cuts for the top 2%. However, it comes to question if they're being serious or not.
US President Barack Obama talking about tax rates.
President Barack Obama takes a practice putt with a golf club presented to him by golf legend Arnold Palmer prior to the signing ceremony for H.R. 1243, the Arnold Palmer Congressional Gold Medal Act, in the Oval Office, Sept. 30, 2009.