House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called it "major amateur hour" when the GOP-led House voted down its Farm Bill on Thursday.
"The Republicans have the majority of Congress and it's their responsibility to send a bill," Pelosi said. "What [was] happening on the floor today was a demonstration of major amateur hour. They didn't get results and they put the blame on somebody else."
Pelosi's criticism came after Majority Leader Eric Cantor blamed her and the Democrats for failing to deliver what he claims were 40 promised votes. But Pelosi said she never committed a number of votes. She said the GOP leaders didn't have enough support in their own party to pass the bill, The Hill reports.
The House voted down the $940 billion farm bill in a 195-234 vote, with 24 Democrats supporting the measure and 62 Republicans opposing it
Pelosi objected to cuts to food stamps, saying it would have "taken food out of the mouths of babies," Talking Points Memo reports.
Via The Hill and Talking Points Memo