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Boehner Slams Obama Over Sequestration

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- House Speaker John Boehner said President Obama was gutless for warning about $85 billion in looming U.S. spending cuts but offering no viable alternative.

"Having first proposed and demanded the sequester, it would make sense that the president lead the effort to replace it," the Ohio Republican said in an op-ed piece published Wednesday in The Wall Street Journal.

"Unfortunately, he has put forth no detailed plan that can pass Congress, and the Senate -- controlled by his Democratic allies -- hasn't even voted on a solution, let alone passed one," Boehner's piece said.

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