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According to Senator Lindsey Graham (R-Closet):

"I don't see one," Graham said on ABC's "This Week" when asked if there was an emerging deal. "If you break the spending caps, you're not going to get any Republicans in the Senate."

Graham suggested that such a deal would damage House Speaker John Boehner's position by putting pressure on him to pass a bill with significant Democratic votes.

"Here's what I'm worried about a deal coming out of the Senate, that a majority of Republicans can't vote for in the House, that really does compromise Speaker Boehner's leadership," Graham said. "And after all this mess is over, do we really want to compromise John Boehner as leader of the House?  I don't think so."

-- TPM

So...fuck the country and everybody in it, huh, Lindsey? As long as Weepy gets to keep his job. Gee, thanks...truly, you guys are American heroes.

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