Excerpts from the book, Do Not Ask What Good We Do: Inside the US House of Representatives.
This segment was quoted today in the Washington Post:
Summing up the attitude of many freshmen, Rep. Billy Long (R-Mo.), a former auctioneer, told lobbyists early last year that party elders such as Boehner and Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), a former House leader, should not be trusted. “John Boehner and Roy Blunt are what’s wrong with Washington,” he said.