Boehner Says House Members Will ‘Forge Ahead’ With Effort to Cut Spending

House Speaker John Boehner said he was “disappointed” at the supercommittee’s failure to reach a deficit-cutting agreement, though he pledged the House would push ahead with efforts to reduce spending. Boehner, an Ohio Republican, said in an e-mailed statement that the supercommittee put “greater focus” on the fiscal challenges facing the U.S.

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