House Speaker Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, told reporters Tuesday night that not one single Republican would vote to increase revenue by curbing tax expenditures right now and that their focus is solely on cutting spending.

Speaking at a press conference on proposed legislation to suspend the debt limit through May 18, Boehner said, “Nobody on our side is interested in raising taxes on the American people. It’s time to deal with the serious problem we have, which is spending.”

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