House Speaker News Briefing

House Speaker John Boehner gave his weekly legislative briefing to the press. In reaction to House Majority Leader Eric Cantor pulling… read more

House Speaker John Boehner gave his weekly legislative briefing to the press. In reaction to House Majority Leader Eric Cantor pulling out of congressional negotiations with Vice President Biden over federal debt and budget deficit reductions, Speaker Boehner reiterated that tax hikes remain unacceptable to Republican leaders. He also reacted to President Obama’s Afghanistan troop reduction plan, saying he was “cautiously optimistic,” and confirmed that a resolution defunding military action in Libya be on the House floor the following day. close

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House Speaker News Briefing

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Program ID:
300190-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 23, 2011
Last Aired:
Jun 24, 2011

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  • Jun 23, 2011 | 12:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 23, 2011 | 8:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 24, 2011 | 1:18am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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