"I'm not interested in scoring any political points. I'm interested in getting an outcome for the American people. And the only way that can be done is with the president of the United States," McConnell said.
The GOP leader then took a shot of his own at Reid, saying: "I might say, I actually cut short a conversation with the vice president to come out here for this important vote on a live quorum. I'd like to get back to work."
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.