Boehner To Obama: Congress Still Holds The Purse Strings

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    House Speaker John Boehner took aim at president Obama yesterday, claiming Obama was overstepping his bounds and constitutional authority  by enacting job programs.

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    Boehner  also chided Obama’s new refinancing schemes for student loans and home mortgages, warning the president that Congress still holds the purse strings.

    “We have the ability to limit their use of funds to try to bring this administration to heel,” Boehner said.

    “There is nothing that has disappointed me more over the last eight weeks than to watch the president of the United States basically give up on the economy and give up on the American people,” he said.

    Read more at the New York Post.

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