Obamacare remains focal point as shutdown heads to Week 2
House Republicans say they want to negotiate, but won't give up fight to use budget bill to chip away at Affordable Care Act
Machine Generated Transcript
-- basics of the partial government shut down and still no sign of a breakthrough house Republicans in the senate Democrats are waiting. But the other side defend. Brian Moore has that story from Washington. With the government shut down heading into week two -- Republicans say they are eager to negotiate with President Obama. But they're not giving up on their flight to use of budget bill as a way to chip away at obamacare. I thought that the fight would be over the -- it. But you know work what my numbers they decide to bullets do that. -- effective as a this -- was gonna come one way or the other Texas senator Ted Cruz up pivotal figure in this fight. That's it Democrats will have to -- before October 17. When the government hits its spending limits. The debt ceiling historically has been among the best leverage that congress has to bring in the exact Treasury Secretary Jack loses that. He's playing with fire and October 17 we will exhaust our -- capacity. And a point -- have nothing else in the drawer. You know we're bi partisan display the house unanimously agreed on Saturday to retroactively -- government worker. But -- pay -- won't go out until after the shut down is over. How long that might be. Nolan instead. Speaker Boehner says he does not have the votes to pass a -- spending bill. But an independent had him by NBC news suggests he actually dies. In Washington I'm prying more NEC.