Tea Party Congressman Admits Boehner Bill Will Be ‘Dead On Arrival’ In The Senate

This morning Tea Party freshman Rep. Tim Scott (R-SC) admitted that all the frantic maneuvering to pass House Speaker John Boehner’s (R-OH) deficit reduction bill is essentially an exercise in futility because it will be “dead on arrival” in the Senate. Scott said on Fox News that “no one likes this bill” and at that this point, conservative lawmakers are simply trying to put themselves in the strongest negotiating position possible when they inevitably have to compromise to strike a deal with the Senate. Scott is voting against Boehner’s bill until it includes more items conservatives want. Watch it: