Despite sporadic phone calls this week between the White House and his office, House Speaker John Boehner indicated Friday that talks over the looming fiscal crisis are making no progress as he questioned when President Obama "is going to take a step towards us."
Lawmakers have 25 days to reach a deal before sweeping tax hikes, followed by crushing spending cuts, kick in. At a press briefing at the close of another week in which a deal remained elusive, Boehner claimed he'd made a significant concession by putting revenue on the table -- Boehner has called for $800 billion in revenue over the next decade by limiting deductions for top earners and other changes. Boehner suggested he'd be willing to keep compromising, but accused the president of digging in his heels.
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