Biden to discuss 'fiscal cliff' deal with House Democrats

The vice president helped sell Senate Democrats on the deal before they joined Republicans in approving the measure.

WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden will meet Tuesday with fellow Democrats in the House of Representatives to discuss the "fiscal cliff" deal that he forged with Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, a Democratic aide said.

The meeting is to be held at the Capitol at 12:15 p.m. ET.

Biden needed to help sell Senate Democrats on the deal before they joined Republicans at about 2 a.m. ET in approving the measure. The Republican-led House may vote on the bill as early as Tuesday afternoon.

Reporting By Thomas Ferraro; editing by Vicki Allen.

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