Sources: Obama and Boehner spoke Wednesday
November 29th, 2012
08:51 AM ET
7 months ago

Sources: Obama and Boehner spoke Wednesday

(CNN) – House Speaker John Boehner and President Barack Obama spoke by phone Wednesday ahead of high-level fiscal cliff negotiations today on Capitol Hill, multiple sources told CNN.

Obama told Boehner that tax rates would go up on wealthy individuals in the new year and that there would be no deal regarding that aspect, a source familiar with the call said.
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