He who pays calls the tune. The House controls the money. The Repubs control the House.
The surrender monkeys put on a little show to shore up their standing with Conservatives. Anyone that falls for it is an effn idiot.
I guess standing up for the people is a Fool's errand.
Boehner could stop this in the same way Reid has stopped all the votes in the Senate. He doesn't have to put it to a vote.
I'm tired of this dog and pony show. If Boehner would have held to the Hastert rule, we wouldn't have a vote. The press knew that he would cave.