Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Tuesday urged Mitt Romney to embrace revenues as part of a plan to stave off the automatic spending cuts set to take effect next year.
“If he gave his blessing, it would be easier for Republicans,” Graham said of the presumptive GOP presidential nominee.
In a discussion with reporters, Graham said his Republican colleagues are torn over whether to agree to consider revenues – such as tax loopholes and fees for government services – as part of a deal to avert the spending cuts, called sequestration.
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GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham urges Romney to embrace "revenues" to stop auto spending cuts
Romney taking a stand, and embracing something that sounds an awful lot like tax increases. Good luck with that: