Reid will never allow McConnell to bring the bill forward and, McConnell will fold like the cheap suit he is just so he doesn't upset the apple cart. Remember it was McConnell who killed Senator Jim Demint's bill to force the entirety of the Obamacare bill to be read on the Senate floor before it could be voted on. I guess he wanted to wait until he passed it to see what was in it.
Face it nothing that the "leadership" of the Republican party has done in the last 4 years has been worth anything. They consistently cave right when something might actually get hard. With friends like them who needs
And there is my problem. I see the supercommittee as exactly what it was, a complete failure that was doing nothing more than passing the buck because Congress was scared to actually make a decision. As I have said before, grow up and get a set, this is a big-boy sport, if you're scared, GO HOME.