Boehner: GOP ‘Won’t Punt’ on Entitlements

Tuesday, 15 Feb 2011 01:57 PM

By Dan Weil

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Budget experts note that the long-term deficit and debt burden can’t be slashed without going after entitlements – Social Security, budget,entitlements, John, BoehnerMedicaid and Medicare. And House Speaker John Boehner says that’s exactly what Republicans will do when they present their budget proposal in the spring, The Hill reports.
 
“Republicans will not punt,” Boehner told reporters at a press conference where Republicans blasted President Barack Obama’s budget proposal. “Everything is on the table. We will put forward a budget that deals with the challenges that face our country.”

Boehner didn’t specifically say whether the GOP budget will cut spending for Social Security and Medicare. But he did say, “I have no doubt that all of these issues would be on the table. The biggest danger to our country is if we do not act.”

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Mali's Islamists Withdraw Cease-Fire Pledge

Friday, 04 Jan 2013 13:06 PM

Tens of thousands of Fatah supporters rallied in the Hamas stronghold of Gaza on Friday for the first time since they we . . .

Fmr. CIA Director Hayden: Iran Nuclear Crisis Gets 'Scarier'

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 18:11 PM

 . . .

Join Fmr. CIA Director for Special Iran Briefing, Assess the Danger

Friday, 13 Jul 2012 12:27 PM

 . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved