House Speaker Weekly Briefing

House Speaker John Boehner held his weekly briefing with reporters. He focused on the ongoing negotiations to avoid the impending… read more

House Speaker John Boehner held his weekly briefing with reporters. He focused on the ongoing negotiations to avoid the impending “fiscal cliff” tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. He criticized President Obama’s latest proposal, saying it “fails to meet the test of balance.” The speaker’s “Plan B” legislation to avert the tax hikes and budget cuts was to be voted on by the House later in the day. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
310054-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 20, 2012

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  • Dec 20, 2012 | 2:40pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Dec 20, 2012 | 2:47pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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