Boehner: House awaits Senate action on security funding

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Posted: Feb 25, 2015 10:34 AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday said House Republican leaders were waiting for the Senate to act on legislation to fund the Department of Homeland Security.

Speaking to reporters, Boehner called on senators to act on a bill, saying the House was in a "wait-and-see mode," adding that staff members on both sides of Congress have been talking.

"It's time for the Senate to do their job," he said.

(Reporting by David Lawder and Susan Cornwell; Writing by Susan Heavey; Editing by Emily Stephenson)