Boehner says no new taxes after sequester meeting in White House

Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerGOP up in arms over Cheney, Kinzinger Freedom Caucus presses McCarthy to force vote to oust Pelosi Stripping opportunity from DC's children 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 BoehnerGOP up in arms over Cheney, Kinzinger Freedom Caucus presses McCarthy to force vote to oust Pelosi Stripping opportunity from DC's children 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 ReidWhite House seeks to shield Biden from GOP attacks on crime issue Lobbying world Warner backing 'small carve-out' on filibuster for voting rights MORE (D-Nev.), Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellAn August ultimatum: No recess until redistricting reform is done After police rip Trump for Jan. 6, McCarthy again blames Pelosi The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - US gymnast wins all-around gold as Simone Biles cheers from the stands 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."