Boehner says no new taxes after sequester meeting in White House

Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerHouse Dem: Party's aging leaders is 'a problem' Women poised to take charge in Dem majority Freedom Caucus ponders weakened future in minority MORE (R-Ohio) said Republicans will not agree to any new tax hikes to replace the sequester after a White House meeting on Friday.

BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerHouse Dem: Party's aging leaders is 'a problem' Women poised to take charge in Dem majority Freedom Caucus ponders weakened future in minority MORE said the House next week will move a resolution to keep the government funded through Sept. 30, but will not agree to any new tax increases that President Obama insists should be part of a package to replace the $85 billion in automatic spending cuts that begin hitting the government Friday.

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"The discussion about revenue in my view is over. It's about taking on the spending problem in Washington," Boehner said in brief remarks at the White House after the meeting with Obama, Vice President Biden, Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry Mason ReidWith lives at stake, Congress must start acting on health care GOP’s midterm strategy takes shape Battle of the billionaires drives Nevada contest MORE (D-Nev.), Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnell15 senators miss votes despite McConnell's criticism of absentees Overnight Health Care: Azar defends approach on drug rebates | Trump presses Senate to act quickly on opioid crisis | Kentucky governor's Medicaid lawsuit tossed Dem senator introduces proposal to rein in Trump on security clearances MORE (R-Ky.) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.).

"I did lay out that the House is going to move a continuing resolution next week funding the government past March 27, and I'm hopeful that we won't have to deal with the threat of a government shutdown while we're dealing with the sequester at the same time," Boehner said. "The House will act next week and I'm hopeful the Senate will follow suit."