‘Flabbergasted’ Boehner Says Obama’s Plan Has More Spending Than Spending Cuts

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(CNSNews.com) — House Speaker John Boehner said he was “flabbergasted” when Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner told him about the White House plan to save the nation from going over the “fiscal cliff.”

Boehner, appearing on “Fox News Sunday,” said his reaction after Geithner briefed him privately on Thursday, was: “You can’t be serious.”

Boehner called it “silliness” that the White House is, among other things, asking Congress to give up its power to set the nation’s debt limit: “Congress is not going to give up this power,” Boehner said.


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1 Comment

  1. wheels

    Dec 3, 2012 at 12:16 pm

    Once again the Demoncats show they are the party of “TAX AND SPEND”! Just because little over half of the country put an idiot back in the White House (with less votes than in 2008)
    nobama thinks he has a mandate to be totally foolish with the purse strings of today’s tax payer’s wallet. nobama is wise to remember this country was partially based on a tax revolution at it’s beginning. And it could very well happen again.