John Boehner: Sequester Requires Senate To Get ‘Off Their Ass’ (VIDEO) (UPDATE)

John Boehner: Sequester Requires Senate To Get ‘Off Their Ass’ (VIDEO) (UPDATE)

Posted: 02/26/2013 11:21 am EST  |  Updated: 02/26/2013 7:03 pm EST

WASHINGTON — With the sequester budget cuts set to kick in Friday, House Speaker John Boehner had a message for his colleagues in the Senate: Get off your “ass.”

The Ohio Republican congressman delivered that message Tuesday, as President Barack Obama headed to Newport News, Va., to send a similar, although less pungent, message to Republicans in Congress. Obama planned to use a shipyard as a backdrop to illustrate the impact of the impending cuts, which would trim $85 billion from the federal budget over the rest of the year. Continue reading “John Boehner: Sequester Requires Senate To Get ‘Off Their Ass’ (VIDEO) (UPDATE)”

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