Speaker of the House John Boehner excoriated the White House over comments made by a unnamed senior Obama administration aide in the Wall Street Journal Friday at a GOP press conference.

The unnamed source is quoted as saying “We are winning…It doesn’t really matter to us how long” the shutdown lasts “because what matters is the end result.”

Boehner described how he tried to negotiate with Democratic leaders at the White House only to find out via the Wall Street Journal that the Obama administration’s sole objective is “beating” the GOP.

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