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I would agree that the current problem is due to the Republican/Tea Party. The fact is that the House (dominated by the Republicans) as well as the Senate passed the bill. It has already passed the 'test' of getting Congressional approval.
To now hold the country hostage to try to kill it financially is tantamount to a coup. And it certainly indicates that the right wing political scene doesn't understand the concept of Government where votes passed are done and then you move on and do the next thing. And there are a LOT of next things pending.
All bills for raising revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives; but the Senate may propose or concur with amendments as on other Bills.
The Senate overstepped their authority by creating a revenue bill.