Love him or hate him, Speaker Boehner is the one out front taking all of the hits in the debt limit debate. Today Senate Republicans gave the conservative Speaker a standing ovation.
ABC News reported:
Speaker of the House John Boehner just quietly ventured over to the Senate side and dropped in on a closed lunch of Senate Republicans.
The lunch – pizza, again – was in the Strom Thurmond room.
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I am told Boehner got a standing ovation from his Senate Republican colleagues.
That feel-good moment comes before a bigger test: Will Senate Republicans remain united in opposition to Harry Reid’s debt ceiling bill. If they do, we are left at a standstill – the House passing a bill that has no chance in the Senate; and Senate Democrats pushing a bill that can’t pass in the Senate either (and, maybe, the House, too)