Send it back: House GOP whipping votes on fiscal cliff amendment

House to vote on Sen-backed bill tonite IF Rs can’t find 218 votes for their amendment, per GOP source

— Molly Hooper (@mollyhooper) January 1, 2013

House GOP will whip an amended fiscal cliff deal with new spending cuts. If no commitment of 218, House will vote on Senate agreement.

— JaredHalpern (@JaredHalpern) January 1, 2013

House GOPers will first attempt to find out if they have 218 GOP votes in the conf. for an AMENDED Sen bill w/spending cuts… If not…

— Chuck Todd (@chucktodd) January 1, 2013

…the House GOP will then bring the Senate bill to the House FLOOR as is for a straight up-or-down vote.

— Chuck Todd (@chucktodd) January 1, 2013

That’s the very latest. House GOP leaders are whipping right now:

House GOP will do a “whip check” on 2 options at votes

— Russell Berman (@russellberman) January 1, 2013

Conservatives on Twitter are whipped up:

House GOP needs 218 votes to send INSULTING #ObamaCliff bill back to Senate. Send it back! Send it back! Send it back! #RedNationRising

— JustSayNo2O (@NObamaChat) January 1, 2013

Wanted: 218 House Republicans with the spine to amend Senate crap sandwich bill and #SENDITBACK

— Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) January 1, 2013

@michellemalkin #AmendAndSend

— Ryan 2016 (@DraftRyan2016) January 1, 2013

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/01/01/send-it-back-house-gop-gauging-support-for-amendment-will-proceed-with-updown-vote-tonight-if-218-dont-stand-up/

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