January 1, 2013 / 3:50 PM / in 5 years

Rep. Cole: House Republicans should accept Senate "cliff" deal

WASHINGTON, Jan 1 (Reuters) - Republican Representative Tom Cole said his colleagues in the House of Representatives should vote on Tuesday on the “fiscal cliff” deal passed by the Senate, without adding amendments.

”“We ought to take this deal right now, and we’ll live to fight another day, and it’s coming very soon on the spending cut,” Cole said on MSNBC.

“We know the essential details and I think putting to bed this thing before the markets [open on Wednesday] is really a pretty important thing to do.”

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