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Boehner: This is a Stalemate

eddie again Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 1:31 PM
the debt problem is not about revenues, it is about the monies the house appropriates. boehner is no different than obama. he is depending upon the ignorance of the american people to keep himself in power. if boehner were serious about stopping out of control federal spending, he, of all people in the world, has the most power.

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...