Boehner Aide: GOP Members Concerned With Lack Of Spending Cuts In Senate Bill

House Republicans expressed “universal concern” with the lack of spending cuts in the fiscal cliff deal passed overwhelmingly by the Senate, said Speaker John Boehner’s spokesman Brendan Buck.

“The Speaker and Leader laid out options to the members and listened to feedback,” Buck said in an emailed statement. “The lack of spending cuts in the Senate bill was a universal concern amongst members in today’s meeting. Conversations with members will continue throughout the afternoon on the path forward.”

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