GOP surrenders to OB once again. HAA HAA Eat it Teabaggers you LOSERS!
But, just as in the House, the push to defund Obamacare at any cost, even risking a government shutdown, has gained little traction. Instead, Boehner proposed a “short-term” budget bill that would allow the government to avert a shutdown at the end of September and keep the federal spending cuts — known as the sequester — in place.
“When we return [from recess], our intent is to move quickly on a short-term continuing resolution that keeps the government running and maintains current sequester spending levels,” Boehner told GOP lawmakers, and to a person on Thursday’s call told The Washington Post.