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Update on Fiscal Cliff Talks: Boehner and Obama Meet

firetoice Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 8:29 AM
Over the cliff! No more continuing resolutions or extensions! No debt ceiling increase without a budget! The US Constitution is not a suggestion.

The update on the status of a fiscal cliff deal is that there really is no update but, Speaker John Boehner and President Barack Obama did meet over the weekend to at least talk about their differences in the matter.

Both the White House and Boehner’s office declined to describe the meeting, putting out identical statements that said, “This afternoon, the President and Speaker Boehner met at the White House to discuss efforts to resolve the fiscal cliff. We’re not reading out details of the conversation, but the lines of communication remain open.”