Boehner on Dems’ Push for Tax Increases: I’m Just Not Sure They’ve Been Dealing With Reality

June 29, 2011 10:48

“Listen, Medicare is going bankrupt. The Medicare trustees have said if we don’t make changes, this program is going to go bankrupt and benefits are necessarily going to have to be cut. Nobody wants to see seniors benefits being cut. So we’ve got to do something. Ok…they don’t like our plan. What’s their plan? And, frankly their plan is to do nothing.” – Speaker Boehner

“”The president, I think, is spending too much time thinking about the next election as opposed to doing what the country wants him to do right now. And, that’s to focus on the economy and jobs.”

When Sean asked why the Dems continue to bring the issue of raising taxes into the discussions, Boehner says, “I’m just not sure they’ve been dealing with reality.”

Tuesday night, House Speaker John Boehner sat down with Sean Hannity for an exclusive interview:

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