Originally Posted by cutthemdown
The repubs will compromise by embracing the closing of some loopholes to raise tax on rich, and immigration reform. They will hold firm on abortion and income tax.
Not according to what they have put in writing. Almost all R representatives have signed a pledge saying they will, under no circumstance, raise effective tax rates. Any increase through cutting loopholes must be offset by a reduction in marginal rates, with no quarter given to the idea of raising marginal rates.