With polls indicating that Congressional approval ratings were in the single digits in early December 2013, it would likely help Speaker Boehner to understand that preventing development of regulation and blocking the President’s agenda, which the majority of Americans support, are not accomplishments.
Preventing things from happening is not action, it’s inaction. And inaction is not what the American people pay him and his colleagues for.
“House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio), pressed about what his majority had to show for its work in 2013, told reporters in mid-November that the GOP was most proud of putting a brake on tougher regulations on business and impeding efforts by President Obama to push a more liberal agenda on the country.”
Here is the story from The Washington Post.