While other Middle Tennessee Republicans in Congress expressly oppose raising tax rates as part of any solution to the looming “fiscal cliff,” the state’s two GOP senators appear to be leaving negotiating room.
When asked specifically this week if they would rule out increasing tax rates for those making $250,000 and above — rather than just modifying deductions and exemptions — Sens. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker stopped short of such a declaration.
Of course we have already reported on Corker's willingness to violate his pledge not to raise taxes and to vote with Obama
(note: In case you didn't notice, the image is from Dumb and Dumber, heh)