Boehner Says Border Crisis Won’t Get ‘Blank Check’

By Matt Fuller
Posted June 30, 2015 at 12:30pm
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One day after President Barack Obama urged Congress to move quickly on a request for $3.7 billion in emergency funds to address the Texas border crisis, Speaker John A. Boehner made it clear the spending supplemental will not be rubber-stamped. “We’re not giving the president a blank check,” Boehner said during his weekly press conference Thursday.