The shutdown was rigged

On October 1st, the Republican members of congress voted to change the rules of the House so that only the speaker of the house could bring the budget to a vote, prior to this, any member of the house could put budget up to the vote. If put to a vote, the a clean CR budget would pass, the government would open, and these shenanigans would end. Republican Speaker of the House Boehner is singlehandedly keeping the government shut. Unprecedented and Unconscionable.

 

UPDATE: It was pretty much a party-line vote, held at 1am on October 1st.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Jd-iaYLO1A&w=640]

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