Republican House Speaker John Boehner accused President Barack Obama on Friday of "slow-walking" the economy to the edge of the "fiscal cliff."
With the deadline for reaching a deal to avert the half trillion dollars in tax increases and spending cuts 3 1/2 weeks away, Boehner said Obama "wasted another week."
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"It's time for the president if he's serious to come back with a counteroffer," Boehner told reporters.
He said a phone call with Obama "was pleasant but it was just more of the same."
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