As nasty as the battle over the fiscal crisis bill looked on the floors of Congress, it was even nastier behind the scenes.

Sources confirmed to Fox News that House Speaker John Boehner told Harry Reid to “go f— yourself” while passing by the Senate majority leader at the White House Friday.

The outburst came after Reid, on Thursday, took to the floor and likened Boehner to a dictator. Reid had claimed Boehner was holding back a bill out of concern for his speakership.

“John Boehner seems to care more about keeping his speakership than about keeping the nation on firm financial footing,” Reid said Thursday, claiming the chamber was “being operated with a dictatorship of the speaker.”

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