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.
Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.