Skip to comments.Boehner: Obama doesn't have 'the guts' to tackle deficit
Posted on 02/12/2013 12:32:15 PM PST by what's up
House Speaker John Boehner, in advance of President Obama's State of the Union address, said Tuesday that he doesn't think the president "has the guts" to seriously address the country's debt and deficit.
The speaker aired his concerns during a breakfast outside his office on Capitol Hill with anchors and reporters covering Obama's address Tuesday night.
He said he's pessimistic about the odds the president will tackle the country's long-term spending problem, which he sees as the biggest threat to America's future.
"I don't think he has the guts to do it. He doesn't have the courage to take on the liberal side of his own party -- never has," Boehner said.
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Boehner insisted that whatever package comes forward, it must not have new taxes in it.
"The president's gotten his revenue. Period," Boehner said, referring to tax rate hikes on top earners enacted in the fiscal crisis deal. Pressed again, Boehner repeated, "The president's gotten his revenue."
He said a solution will only happen if the president and Senate Democrats act.
Boehner doesn’t either.
Neither does the GOP from what I have seen in the last 20 years or so.
LOL!!!! Gutess talking about guts!
LOL!!!! Gutless talking about guts!
Boehner is pathetic. Obama has more of a spine than anyone in Congress. Obama has actively set out to use his second term to destroy the GOP, while he reduces America to a pile of rubble.
Anyone who has attempted to stand up to him has been crushed by the Obama media.
Here’s a clue crybaby Boehner: Get sober, then call things as they are. Obama has the guts, not the will.
I think the Republicans are not going to break this time. With every other scandal about to break on the Democrats, the Republicans can withstand the media scrutiny if the sequester goes through.
No way the media will keep that in the news for 2 years.
LMAO at Boehner saying someone else doesn’t have guts.
I thought he didn’t have the guts to say he wants to repeal the Second Amendment?
I guess we know the one phrase that focus-grouped well for the GOPe.
Boehner whines about Obama’s lack of guts as he and the GOP keep authorizing deficit spending?! I think Boehner’s brain is pickled from all his drinking.
“Obama has actively set out to use his second term to destroy the GOP, while he reduces America to a pile of rubble.”
Wrong. The GOP has destroyed itself, and in the process enabled obama to reduce America to a pile of rubble.
Boehner lacks the guts.
Obama lacks the inclination.
But at least ol' John tried to play.
This from crybaby.
Whoa...sounds like Boeher is calling Obama out...
Too bad he will fold like a cheap lawn chair the first time the media makes him cry...
I do have to give him a certain amount of credit....at least he grew a pair ...if only for a moment...
Boner still seems to have a very weak fundamental understanding of 0bammy.
The nutless wonder has the nerve to talk about “guts.”
Especially because Obama supported it and even said last year he would veto a change in sequester.
I do believe we have a winning issue this time....
Do you have any bite where that bark came from, Boehner?