Wednesday, February 13, 2013 3:35 pm
Boehner: 'Hard to imagine' budget agreement
By ANDREW TAYLOR and JULIE PACEAssociated Press
Boehner spoke in an interview with The Associated Press the day after President Barack Obama's State of the Union address.
Despite his pessimism, Boehner says Congress must find a way to reconcile its disagreements over fiscal matters in order to address the nation's long-term spending problems.
Boehner also dismissed Obama's proposal for universal preschool for all 4-year-olds. Boehner said getting the federal government involved in that process would be "a good way to screw it up."