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Boehner: Senate Democrats Should "Get Off Their Ass" and Do Their Job

Tom1037 Wrote: Feb 27, 2013 12:53 PM
Only because Republicans won both houses of Congress in 1994. Clinton would not have gotten a balanced budget with Democrats controling either house.

House Speaker John Boehner is frustrated.  Why?  The legislative body he runs has passed two bills to replace the president's sequester with offsetting sprending cuts.  Democrats, who control the Senate and White House, have done nothing.  The upper chamber hasn't voted on a single legislative alternative, and the president hasn't outlined a specific plan of his own.  He's been far too busy flying around the country on Air Force One, holding campaign-style rallies designed to scare the living daylights out of people about the dire consequences of cutting 2.4 percent of 2013's projected federal spending -- which would still...