Boehner Calls for ‘Fairer Tax Code’ Before Obama Seeks Action

Boehner Calls for ‘Fairer Tax Code’ Before Obama Seeks Action

House Speaker John Boehner called for a “simpler, cleaner, fairer tax code” less than two hours before President Barack Obama plans to urge quick action by Congress to keep taxes from rising on middle-income Americans. Photograph by Jewel Samad/AFP via Getty Images