Boehner plan made House Republicans look 'very foolish,' says Reid

"To think with a straight face that they have sent us something that the American people would accept -- the Ryan budget, cap and cut and whatever that is and then this thing," Reid said, referring to Boehner's proposal. "That’s not legislation, that was an extravaganza over there that made them all look very foolish."

Reid was speaking just minutes after Boehner's plan, which cleared the House by a slim margin late Friday afternoon, had been tabled by the Senate.

The Senate will now consider Reid's plan to lift the nation's debt ceiling in time to avert a default.