Peter King, the outspoken Republican Congressman from New York, has been blasting his own party's leadership — first on the House floor last night, then on Fox News and CNN today — for stalling a bill amidst the fiscal cliff talks that would fund relief for areas affected by Hurricane Sandy. Here's King on the House Floor and, later, on Fox News:
And here's King on CNN:
Thankfully, King seems to have been heard. Speaker John Boehner plans to meet with representatives from New York and New Jersey — two states devastated by Sandy — this afternoon:
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will hold a news conference at 2 p.m., presumably to address the failed add package.