Boehner: Debt Increase Can't Pass with Tax Hikes

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Posted: Jun 24, 2011 2:16 PM
Boehner: Debt Increase Can't Pass with Tax Hikes
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Republican in Congress is ruling out any tax increases as part of a budget bargain required to pass an increase in the government's ability to borrow through the GOP-controlled House.

House Speaker John Boehner says any measure that mixes tax hikes with the increase in the debt limit would be impossible to pass.

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