"As such, I find it unconscionable for this body to consider any legislation that provides funding to these nations."

As of Thursday morning, House Republicans still appeared to be prepared to start work on the six-month spending bill, H.J.Res. 117, which would fund all government operations through March.

Landry was one of several members of the House on Wednesday who called for a delay in work on the continuing resolution in light of the attacks on U.S. diplomatic posts in Egypt and Libya, although some acknowledged it would be difficult to strip out the money at this late date.