"The Patriots leadership says the deal violates several tenets of the "Pledge To America" Republican leaders presented by incoming House Speaker John Boehner and other House leaders back in September.
...the TPP says the tax cut deal runs afoul of several promises made by the Republicans when they signed the pledge:
"Permanently Stop All Job-Killing Tax Hikes" (p. 16)
"Act immediately to Reduce Spending" (p. 21)
"Cut Government Spending to Pre-Stimulus, Pre-Bailout Levels" (p. 21)
"Read the Bill" (p. 33)
"Advance Legislative Issues One at a Time" (p. 33)"