Boehner blasts Senate Democrats for taking Sunday off
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Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Monday morning blasted Senate Democrats not working Sunday, even as they continued to warn about the dire threat of a government shutdown.
“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?”
Boehner was joined by Republicans like Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-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.
“Where, oh where, has the Senate gone?” asked Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas). “Where, oh where, can they be?”