02/27/2011 06:43 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

John Boehner: Debt 'A Mortal Threat'

"Yes, this debt is a mortal threat to our country; it is also a moral threat," Boehner says in the prepared speech. "It is immoral to bind our children to as leeching and destructive a force as debt. It is immoral to rob our children's future and make them beholden to China. No society is worthy that treats its children so shabbily."

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