DeMint On Tax Hikes In Fiscal Cliff Deal: Obama Will ‘Get His Wish’

Outgoing Sen. Jim DeMint said Thursday President Obama will “get his wish” to raise taxes as part of a deal to avert the fiscal cliff. 

“We’re going to be raising taxes,” DeMint told “CBS This Morning.”

DeMint added that Obama’s tax proposal is a “political trophy,” not a “solution.”

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