Speaker of the House John Boehner speaks at the Economic Club in Washington

 
Speaker of the House John Boehner speaks at the Economic Club in Washington
Speaker of the House John Boehner speaks at the Economic Club in Washington September 15, 2011. Boehner on Thursday dismissed President Barack Obama's jobs-creation package as a "poor substitute" for policies that would boost the economy and ruled out tax increases as a way to close the country's budget gap. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS)