A senior GOP aide argued that in the end Democrats, not Republicans, will pay the price for the defeat of the U.N. bill.
“If Democrats want to reinforce the common wisdom that they are unserious on fiscal issues and spending, that’s their right, but it’s that reality that got them unelected in the first place,” the aide said.
Kathleen Hunter and Jessica Brady contributed to this report.
United We Dream protesters carry a mock coffin to the office of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Monday, July 21, 2014, to hold one of their "funeral services for the Republican Party" due to GOP positions on immigration. The immigration reform group visited several other Senate Republican offices to hold similar funeral services.