Obama Rushes To DC For Fiscal Cliff Talks, House GOP Stays On Vacation

As President Barack Obama cuts his holiday vacation short and flies back to Washington, DC in hope of hammering out a last minute deal to avoid the looming fiscal cliff, GOP House members have no intention of returning any time soon. According to NBC News’ Frank Thorp and Mark Murray, House Republicans don’t have any plans to return before the year’s end.

According to House Republican leadership aides, House GOP leaders have not yet called their members back to Washington D.C., and WILL NOT be in session tomorrow for legislative business. According to one GOP aide, “It’s up to Senate Democrats to act right now.”