Boehner: ‘Nothing in This Framework That Violates Our Principles’

Liberty Alerts, Susan Jones, CNSNews.com

House Speaker John Boehner told House Republicans Sunday night that the budget deal he hopes to bring to a vote as soon as possible is not ideal – but “it’s pretty much the framework we’ve been operating in.” He plans to start “selling” the legislation – which no one has yet seen — to Republicans on Monday.

In remarks Sunday night, Boehner said the plan would cut spending by a larger amount than the debt-limit hike and cap future spending to limit the growth of government.  “It would do so without any job-killing tax hikes. And it would also guarantee the American people the vote they have been denied in both chambers on a balanced budget amendment,” he said.

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