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Boehner: No Deal Without Significant Spending Cuts

txpoljldy Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 8:21 PM
This time the repubs need to tell the dems put up or shut up...spending trillions of dollars a year that we are borrowing is just insane...and our debt was created by Congress and the administration...don't care when it started, don't care about anything but cutting government spending and getting our fiscal house in order...right now Congress is again in the postion of having to rasie the debt limit...we have had enough...the only people who want to tax the rich are the ones who pay no taxes at all...$250,000 is not rich...it is people who have put in 80 to 100 hours a week, who have sacrificed, who don't buy $150 sneakers...they are the responsible people who do the right thing then government throws them over the cliff...

When President Obama was reelected on November 6, he told America he wanted to a take a balanced approach to solving the fiscal cliff crisis but today, Speaker John Boehner implied the President hasn't exactly been living up to his word. During a press conference, Boehner announced there has been little progress in the past two weeks on the

"I'm disappointed where we are.... disappointed what's happened over the last two weeks," Boehner said.

The Speaker spoke with President Obama over the phone last night and met with Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, who has been tapped by Obama...