McConnell contrasted Democratic leadership in the Senate to Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerRestoring fiscal sanity requires bipartisan courage GOP congressman slams primary rival for Ryan donations Speculation swirls about Kevin McCarthy’s future MORE’s (R-Ohio) “hard work of governing” in the House. 

They are “working day and night to craft a bill that can pass the House and end the crisis now,” said McConnell.

"But what about over here in the Senate? Well, the contrast couldn't be starker," he continued. "Rather than working toward a solution ... the Democratic majority … has been wasting time rounding up 'no' votes to keep this crisis alive, rather than being responsibly and doing their duty.

“They have been busy signing people up for the not-good-enough caucus,” said McConnell.

The minority leader concluded by suggesting Democrats “start taking their responsibilities as a majority more seriously.”