Watch the dueling debt speeches

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President Obama addressed the nation from the White House regarding ongoing debt ceiling negotiations between Democrats and Republicans. He called for an end to the stalemate, and urged immediate action. “The American people may have voted for divided government, but they didn’t vote for a dysfunctional government,” the president said tonight’s speech.

Minutes later, House Speaker John Boehner offered a response to Obama’s speech. He said the GOP will not give Obama a “blank check” on the debt.

You can watch both of their remarks below. Give us your reaction in the comment section below.

Debt, John Boehner and Barack Obama

Watch the dueling debt speeches

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