In Boehner's press conference he said he would be at the White House tomorrow as Obama insisted (meeting is at 11 am ET), and he said the debt ceiling must be raised.If the debt ceiling isn't raised, then business will be mad at republicans, hence the debt ceiling will be raised. Oh yes, he also said he has the same responsibilities as the president, which is not true. Obviously. Obama is the president of the nation. Boehner oversees the House of Tea Party. Really, here are their respective job descriptions: The speaker. The president.