Politics
3:35 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Boehner Pushes Back Against Conservative Groups' Budget Opposition

Originally published on Thu December 12, 2013 4:44 pm

The House voted late Thursday to pass the House-Senate budget compromise. Speaker John Boehner urged passage of the "fine work" by budget chairman Paul Ryan, and was critical of conservative groups, who he said opposed the deal "before they've even seen it." The uncharacteristic criticism prompted reporters to ask if this is a turning point.