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FILE - This March 25, 2010 file photo shows Rep. Michael Burgess, R-Texas during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. The president says he absolutely will not let Republicans threaten a debt ceiling crisis to extract deeper federal spending cuts. Burgess's take? “It's the most preposterous thing I've ever heard,” the Texas Republican said. “He's going to have to negotiate.” (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke, File)