The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is attacking House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) for being too "chicken" to have his chamber hold a vote on a clean government funding bill that would end the shutdown.
A new web ad aimed at voters in Boehner's home district in Ohio argues that there are enough House lawmakers (including Republicans and Democrats) to pass a clean government funding bill. The ad, made up mostly of movie clips, pokes at Boehner, arguing that he's too scared to hold a vote on a clean continuing resolution.
"Tell John Boehner to grow a spine. #DemandAVote," the ad concludes.
Despite top Democrats urging Boehner to hold a vote on a clean continuing resolution the speaker has insisted "that's not going to happen."
Watch the ad below: