Corn on MSNBC: What’s Going On With the Fiscal Cliff?


With the clock ticking on the fiscal cliff, it’s Speaker John Boehner who may be stuck in the toughest spot. If he cuts a deal, will he be stabbed in the back by the Republican leadership and overthrown by tea party members? DC bureau chief David Corn talks about the latest developments in fiscal cliff with MSNBC’s Martin Bashir.

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