WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, today released the following statement regarding House passage of H.R. 3273, the Deficit Reduction and Economic Growth Working Group Act of 2013:
“House Republicans continue to stand ready to work on solutions to end the government shutdown and prevent a default on our nation’s debt, but we need a willing partner at the table to achieve these goals. Unfortunately, Harry Reid and the President refuse to negotiate.