Boehner Wraps Up Press Conference 10 Minutes After Starting

Well, that wasn't quite what we were hoping for.

Speaker John Boehner appeared with Eric Cantor to brief the public on what Republicans have been trying to do avert this fiscal cliff, why there are problems with getting a deal done, and what Democrats are doing to stand in the way.

All in all, there were few specifics about where negotiotions are headed next or what a possible deal will end up looking like.

From here, it will go back to Democrats to put forward their own solution and try and get it passed Congress.

 

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Michael McCutcheon

Michael was formerly special projects editor at Mic. Prior to that, he worked at the Open Society Foundations on electoral reform. A native Seattleite, he's still mad about the SuperSonics.

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