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Boehner: This is a Stalemate

O'Pinyon Wrote: Dec 01, 2012 10:32 AM
"Own those tax cuts on the middle class. Do not put anything else in the bill besides middle class tax cuts. Then pass it without adding anything and let him veto it. " "I agree. The Senate bill already does this. All he needs to do is bring it to the floor for a vote. Obama has already said he will sign the bill. Pelosi is threatening to force a vote through a petition. Don't let her do this or it will be their bill instead of ours. Contract your Representative immediately demanding that they pass this bill next week. "

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...