“The Speaker will make the supplemental his first priority in the new Congress,” a Boehner aide tells TPM. That’s DC-ese for Hurricane Sandy relief.
Trying to quell the furor, Boehner is reportedly going to meet with members of the New York and New Jersey delegations this afternoon.
Meanwhile, Gov. Chris Christie will add his voice to the outrage at a press conference in Trenton at 2 p.m. ET.
David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.