President Obama proposed the sequester and insisted it become law.
At the 11th hour, Senate Democrats today proposed to replace the president's sequester with another gimmicky, designed-to-fail tax hike bill.
Republicans believe there are better ways than the president's sequester to lower the deficit, but don't support replacing spending cuts with tax hikes.
Just seven weeks after taxes went up on Americans, Democrats are now proposing billions of dollars in additional taxes.
While Democrats sat on their hands and waited until the last minute, Republicans offered serious, credible solutions months ago to offset the president's sequester without raising taxes on hard-working Americans.
Congressional Republicans have twicepassed legislation to replace the president's sequester with more targeted spending reforms.
Americans understand that Washington doesn't tax too little, it spends too much.