December 12th, 2013
04:19 PM ET
9 years ago

Pelosi to Democrats on budget deal: 'Embrace the suck'

(CNN) – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi told her caucus in a meeting Wednesday to "embrace the suck" over a bipartisan budget deal reached earlier this week that the House is set to vote on Thursday evening.

The phrase sums up well how her party feels about the deal, Pelosi told CNN Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper.

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soundoff (2 Responses)
  1. S. B. Stein

    It could be worse. I would hope that it would have been better with the Unemployment extension in it. There is only so much the GOP can swallow.

    December 12, 2013 09:19 pm at 9:19 pm |
  2. ladies first

    Pelosi could try to reach the coherent part of the population by reaching the collective conscience

    December 12, 2013 11:54 pm at 11:54 pm |