The House plan the Senate was waiting for is dead. Heritage Action helped scuttle it by urging a “no” vote and saying it would grade members on their vote. Tea Party members opposed it because they won’t give up on their Obamacare battle. Earth to Tea Party House members: you lost.
Action is back to the Senate, where they are close to a deal. We need to get something out of the Senate and bring it to the floor of the House.
Fitch Ratings has threatened a downgrade because of the “political brinksmanship.”