Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.) was promptly shut down for his shutdown feedback on the Home flooring on Tuesday.
Johnson claimed the GOP is “negotiating in good religion,” “negotiating collectively for the most effective end result for the folks” and does “not need” a authorities shutdown, which may start as quickly as Oct. 1.
Rep. Brendan Boyle (D-Pa.) took difficulty with Johnson’s spin on the looming cease of federal operations, prompted by hardline Home Republicans demanding spending cuts.
On taking the ground after Johnson, Boyle stated:
“The earlier speaker simply stated that no Republican member desires a shutdown. I’ve the quotes proper right here, which I’ll submit for the report after I’m finished. One Home Republican stated, ‘Let’s shut it down.’ One other Republican colleague saying, ‘We shouldn’t concern a authorities shutdown, most People received’t even miss it.’ And the chief of the Republican Social gathering, the previous president (Donald Trump) saying, ‘Except you get all the pieces, shut it down.’”
“Make no mistake about it. We’re right here as a result of sure members on the opposite facet of the aisle need a shutdown,” stated Boyle.
“They even stated they need a shutdown,” he added.