John Boehner Puts Taxes On The Table

Posted by | November 3, 2011 21:49 | Filed under: Top Stories

House Speaker John Boehner acknowledges that a new debt deal will likely include new taxes.

“I think there is room for revenues, but I think there clearly is a limit to the amount of revenues that are available,” Boehner told reporters.

The comment was significant because Boehner and other Republican leaders have repeatedly insisted that tax increases are off the table, and most Republicans in the House and Senate have signed a “taxpayer protection pledge” vowing not to raise taxes.

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