"The term creates the image that on Jan. 1, we step off this thing like Wile E. Coyote going off one of those cartoon cliffs and fall hundreds of miles to a poof on the desert floor," he said. "The fiscal cliff is not as dire or as immediate as a lot of the press have led people to believe."Rep. David Cicilline echoed that sentiment. He said if Congress can't agree on a comprehensive plan, they should at least pass a middle-class tax cut, then work out the rest of the deal later.
RI Congressional Members Hopeful On 'fiscal Cliff'
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