‘We have now run out of time’

As you may have heard, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has abandoned debt-reduction talks with the White House. President Obama is not pleased.

Here’s the video of the president’s remarks this evening; I’d strongly recommend watching the whole thing. I’ll have plenty more in the morning.

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Steve Benen

Steve Benen is a producer at MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show. He was the principal contributor to the Washington Monthly's Political Animal blog from August 2008 until January 2012.