He was one of 151 Republicans who opposed the bill.
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"It did not address spending, entitlement or tax reform in any meaningful way," he said on his Facebook page this afternoon.
Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Marietta), whose district includes Kennesaw, voted against the fiscal cliff deal that Congress approved late Tuesday. "I opposed the Senate amendment regarding the fiscal cliff because it did not address spending, entitlement or tax reform in any meaningful way," he said on his Facebook page this afternoon. "Furthermore, it continues Washington's habit of kicking the can down the road, fails to provide certainty for job creators or protection for small businesses." The U.S. House of Representatives voted 257 to 167 to send the measure to President Obama's desk for his signature. Had a deal not been reached, broad tax increases would have taken effect this month and there would have have been $110 billion in automatic …