U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) speaks to the media outside his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 7, 2012. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
Boehner sees "serious differences" on resolving fiscal "cliff"
Posted : Wednesday, 12 December 2012 10:32AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House Speaker John Boehner said on Wednesday he still has "serious differences" with President Barack Obama over how to resolve the year-end "fiscal cliff" as top Republicans vowed to stay in Washington until just before - and after - Christmas to reach a deal.
"I was born with a glass half full. I remain the most optimistic person in this town. But we've got some serious differences," Boehner told reporters at a news conference.
(Reporting By Kim Dixon and David Lawder; Editing by Xavier Briand)
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