Monday, September 30, 2013

"The Senate decided not to work yesterday," Boehner said in a rare speech on the House floor. "Well my goodness, if there's such an emergency, where are they?"

"Where, oh where, has the Senate gone?" asked Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas). "Where, oh where, can they be?" - The Hill

Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Monday morning blasted Senate Democrats for not working on Sunday, even as they continued to warn about the dire threat of a government shutdown....

Boehner was joined by Republicans such as Rep. Virginia Foxx (N.C.), who said the Senate needs to work quickly to help the House avoid a government shutdown.

"The Senate needs to hustle," she said.