Boehner: No Deal On Bush Tax Cuts (VIDEO) | Talking Points Memo

President Obama will announce in a speech in Ohio today that he’s unwilling to budge on the Bush tax cuts: the cuts on the highest brackets must expire, no matter what congressional Republicans (and even some Democrats) are saying. This will mark the first election season battle between Obama and House Republican leader John Boehner — who hopes to become Speaker next Congress, and who today proposed a minimum of a two-year extension of all current tax rates.


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