Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) told House Republicans on Saturday morning that there has been little progress in negotiations with the White House to avert a U.S. default and end the government shutdown.
Rep. Richard Hudson (R-N.C.) said Boehner told members in a closed-door meeting Saturday morning that there is “no deal” and “no negotiations” going on with the White House. The leadership is still waiting for more engagement from President Obama, Hudson said.
Conservative Rep Raul Labrador (R-Idaho) said they were told negotiations are stalled with White House.
“It’s up to the Senate Republicans…the president rejected our deal,” he said.
Boehner is meeting with his GOP conference at the Capitol after days of intense talks with the White House, and as Senate Republicans try to reach their own deal with President Obama.