President Obama came to Congress in January and requested business as usual -- yet another routine increase in the national debt limit -- we in the House said 'not so fast.' Here was the president, asking for the largest debt increase in American history, on the heels of the largest spending binge in American history.(emphasis mine)
The truth in graph form from the New York Times:
UPDATE: For those of you who might need the ammunition, Steve Benen covers the lies in Boehner's truth allergy.