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Boehner: This is a Stalemate

Daniel1013 Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 4:04 PM
lois01, did you take your Aricept today? Your memory is shot. I recall Paul Ryan coming up with a plan that was publicly ridiculed by Obama. That was just one of many. Obama put forth a "budget that got 0 votes in the house. 0 votes from either party. The senate voted 97 - 0 on that budget. Your president got 0 votes from either party for a laughable budget. Then he publicly ridicules a serious proposal from Rep Ryan and rejects it. You need to get checked out - your memory is fading.

In response to President Obama's new $1.6 trillion tax hike proposal, Speaker John Boehner said today fiscal cliff talks have reached a "stalemate."

"There is a stalemate," Boehner said. "I'm rather determined to solve our debt problem."

When asked about GOP solutions to the looming crisis, Boehner pointed to the work the House has done in the past two years for solutions.

"You can look at our budget in the past two years and there are plenty of specific proposals," he said, adding that significant and real spending cuts must be on the table in...