GOP rep responded he was "disappointed to see some of the tempers that boil over here."
The House GOP's No Child Left Behind rewrite has a shaky vote count.
Both the DHS stopgap funding bill and the No Child Left Behind rewrite have shaky vote counts.
A House microphone picked up Hoyer calling McCarthy a "coward" Thursday night.
The bill appears to be on track for passage before Friday's deadline at midnight.
Rep. Bill Flores (R-Texas) said he's heard of schoolchildren being barred from handing out candy canes with Christmas messages.
The No. 2 House Democrat appeared to let his feelings slip too close to the microphone.
Rep. Joaquín Castro's (D-Texas) amendment fell short on a 182-243 vote.
The House is working through amendments to the GOP No Child Left Behind replacement.