Boehner Faces Party Strife on Plan

House Speaker postpones vote on his debt proposal after CBO questions savings.

House Speaker John Boehner, battling resistance from within his own party as he intensifies a debt-ceiling standoff with President Barack Obama, worked to salvage his plan to tie the nation’s borrowing power to spending cuts and budget controls.

With less than a week before a possible default, the Republican-led House remained on a collision course with the Senate and White House.

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