Report: During Fiscal Cliff Negotiations, John Boehner Told Harry Reid to do Unto Himself What He Does Unto Taxpayers on a Regular Basis

To paraphrase Michael Corleone in Godfather III, “every time I think Boehner’s pushed me out, he keeps pulling me back in!

It was only a few days before the nation would go over the fiscal cliff, no bipartisan agreement was in sight, and Reid had just publicly accused Boehner of running a “dictatorship” in the House and caring more about holding onto his gavel than striking a deal.

“Go f— yourself,” Boehner sniped as he pointed his finger at Reid, according to multiple sources present.

Reid, a bit startled, replied: “What are you talking about?”

Boehner repeated: “Go f— yourself.”

I’ve heard that Reid later got even by putting itching powder in Boehner’s bronzer.

(h/t Allahpundit at Hot Air)

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