House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following the statement in response to President Obama’s comments today regarding the debt limit.
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"The American people continue to ask 'where are the jobs?' and the overspending going on in Washington, D.C., is a big part of the reason why."
On ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos, Speaker John Boehner said, “dealing with our debt and deficit are critically important” for economic growth and job creation.
Speaker Boehner today underscored the urgent need to address the spending-driven debt crisis that is fueling economic uncertainty and making it harder to create private-sector jobs.
While President Obama was telling Congressional leaders he wants to raise the debt limit without any spending cuts or reforms, Senate Democrats were preparing to reject his budget – unanimously.
Because of the president’s failed economic and fiscal policies, a debt limit increase is looming again. The alternative is default, which would be economically disastrous.
Following is the full text, as prepared for delivery, of House Speaker John Boehner’s (R-OH) address to the Peter G. Peterson Foundation’s 2012 Fiscal Summit on efforts to put our nation back on a path to prosperity and economic growth...
Here are key points for Speaker Boehner’s address this afternoon to the Peter G. Peterson Foundation’s 2012 Fiscal Summit. Boehner will speak at approximately 2:45 pm ET. Tune in to watch the address live at http://Speaker.gov/live.
Following are excerpts from House Speaker John Boehner’s (R-OH) address to the Peter G. Peterson Foundation’s 2012 Fiscal Summit on efforts to put our country back on a path to prosperity and economic growth by cutting government spending, preventing job-crushing tax increases, and making long-term changes to entitlement programs.