The House voted Tuesday to disagree with the Senate-passed payroll tax bill, and to call for a House-Senate conference to sort out differences between the bills.
The move is intended to put pressure on Senate Democrats to reconvene and meet with the House over the bill, even as Democrats say the Senate is done for the year.
The move also raises the likelihood that workers will see their payroll taxes rise in January when the current tax cut expires. the Hill
Republican Sen. Scott Brown had this to tweet:
House Republicans’ plan to scuttle the deal to help middle-class families is irresponsible and wrong.
It's the tea party republicans in the House vs. the other republicans: