US House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner has ruled out tax increases as a way to address the nation's deficit after meeting with President Barack Obama to discuss across-the-board budget cuts that will come into effect later today.
"The discussion about revenue, in my view is over. It's about taking on the spending problem," Boehner said in a short statement after the meeting.
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