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Boehner: ‘There’s a real danger of going off the fiscal cliff’

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According to House Speaker John Boehner, everything is not rosy in Washington in spite of reports that Democrats and Republicans are working to close a deal.

Boehner signaled that the White House was not serious about making spending cuts or compromising with Republicans adding that he and Majority Leader Eric Cantor had a “frank and direct” meeting with Treasury Secretary Geithner.

“There’s a real danger of going off the fiscal cliff,” Boehner warned in a press conference this morning. “The White House has got to get serious.”

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