White House Blames 'Tea Party Revolt' For Tension Over Payroll Tax Cut

White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer: “You can’t get 89 votes in this day and age for apple pie, yet they all supported this. They did it with the understanding that the House would approve this two-month extension and Speaker Boehner got on the phone with his caucus, tried to sell it. He had a Tea Party revolt. He reversed his position and he’s now putting danger, a tax increase…”