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-- house speaker John Boehner I speaking earlier this hour saying that the president needs to get serious about the fiscal -- talks since Jackson is on Capitol Hill with the latest from there rich.
As well as we've been reporting Democrats and Republicans are essentially stuck on these negotiations and a few minutes ago house speaker John Boehner hit the house floor.
And confirmed just that.
Lot of people -- the president -- -- on Sunday.
Some nice meeting -- cordial.
-- were still waiting for the White House to identify what spending cuts the president is willing to make -- part.
Of the balanced approach that he promised the American people.
-- -- No longer the White House slow walks this process the closer.
Our economy gets to the fiscal close.
But here's what we do know.
We know that the president wants more stimulus spending in Beirut in increase in the debt limit without any cuts or reforms.
That's topics in our problem frankly it's making it worse.
Not -- about when the president wants to raise tax rates on many small business owners.
Not even -- we did exactly what the president.
We would see ready for -- for Z I concede.
That's nonfiction -- problem either make -- -- worse and it's hurting our economy.
I think the members though well I'm optimist.
I'm hopeful that we can reach an agreement.
This is a serious issue -- there's a lot of state.
The American people sent us here to work together.
Towards the best possible solution and that means cutting spending it.
Now the president that doesn't agree with our approach.
He's got an obligation to -- forward a plan that can pass both chambers of the congress.
Because right now the American people have to be scratching their heads and wondering whether as a president gonna get serious.
-- -- some that all up house Republicans have put an offer on the table they say they're waiting from a counter offer from the White House.
The White House says the first order of business for congress would be to allow tax rates to increase on families earning more than 250000 dollars a year.
And we'll talk about the rest later -- back to you.
Aren't rich doesn't thank you very much a surprise to hear from the house speaker today we appreciate you coming up breaking news -- -- -- a Washington.
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