Speaker of the House John Boehner was on with Bill Cunningham on Wednesday afternoon.
He says he will bring the deal reached in the US Senate to a vote in the House, and he's encouraging Republicans to vote for the plan. "We fought the good fight, we just didn't win," Boehner said.
He says his party did everything it could to try to negotiate with Democrats, but Democrats kept refusing. Boehner says he believes the federal government will reopen on Thursday
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