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Crisis Obama: Pressure House on Fiscal Cliff Susan Walsh / AP Photo

Obama: Pressure House on Fiscal Cliff

The debate over the solution to the fiscal cliff continued on Saturday when Utah Rep. Orrin Hatch released a strong criticism of Obama's plan for the crisis, calling it "a classic bait-and-switch on the American people.” President Obama, meanwhile, used his weekly radio address on Saturday to urge Americans to pressure the House to pass his plan to deal with the fiscal cliff, which House Speaker John Boehner reportedly rejected on Thursday. So what now? If no deal goes through by Dec. 31, a series of draconian spending cuts will automatically go into effect while the Bush tax cuts will expire.

December 1, 2012 7:30 PM