U.S. House Speaker John Boehner is reworking his budget plan after an analysis found that its spending cuts fall short of what he promised, a spokesman said Tuesday.
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``We promised that we will cut spending more than we increase the debt limit -- with no tax hikes -- and we will keep that promise,'' Boehner spokesman Michael Steel said. ``As we speak, congressional staff are looking at options to rewrite the legislation to meet our pledge.''
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office found the plan would cut spending by $850 billion over 10 years, rather than the $1.2 trillion as the bill promised.