Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner charged on Thursday that the White House seems willing to "slow-walk our economy right up to - and over - the fiscal cliff."
In remarks prepared for a scheduled 11:15 a.m. ET (16:15 GMT) news conference, Boehner also said, "The president wants to pretend spending isn't the problem. That's why we don't have an agreement" to reduce the mounting U.S. debt.
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