Senator Chuck Schumer appeared on Good Morning America today and tried to lay the blame of a government shutdown directly at the feet of Speaker John Boehner and his Tea Party allies in Congress.
“The Tea Party just continues to pull Speaker Boehner further back and back and back,” he told host George Stephanopoulos. “They are the people who say they don’t want compromise. They are the people who say they relish a shutdown. And the bottom line is if he can resist them, not give them their way on everything I think we can have an agreement and that is why there is a glimmer of hope.”
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