Early Morning Swim: Frank Rich and Rachel Maddow Discuss Tax Cut Deal
The White House to the Democrats: pass it or we all die.
President Obama warned his fellow Democrats on Wednesday that they risk plunging the country into a double-dip recession if they reject his tax-cut deal with Republicans.
As the White House intensified pressure on the president’s own party, and treated the package as a fait accompli, the Senate appeared to move toward passing it swiftly.
Good luck with that.