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Sen. DeMint Speaks Out Against Boehner's Plan

Republican Sen. Jim DeMint, an outspoken conservative and tea party favorite from South Carolina, ripped House Speaker John Boehner's fiscal cliff counteroffer in a statement released Tuesday morning. 

DeMint said the offer amounts to an "$800 billion tax hike that will destroy American jobs." 

Source: Business Insider. Read full article. (link)

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