"I'm saying right now, anyone from New York or New Jersey who contributes one penny to congressional Republicans is out of their minds, because what they did last night was put a knife in the back of New Yorkers and New Jerseyans," King said on Fox News. 

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Christie also called out BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerJohn Feehery: A political forest fire Trump's pick for Federal Reserve chief is right choice at right time The two-party system is dying — let’s put it out of its misery MORE in a press conference Thursday.

"There's only one group to blame for the continued suffering of these innocent victims: The House majority and their Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerJohn Feehery: A political forest fire Trump's pick for Federal Reserve chief is right choice at right time The two-party system is dying — let’s put it out of its misery MORE," he said. "Last night, my party was responsible for this."

The House adjourned after passing a tax bill late Tuesday, and the new session of Congress will convene Thursday at noon. Following criticism, Boehner announced two votes on disaster relief, one Friday and another Jan. 15. Democrats such as Rep. Joe Courtney (D-Conn.) praised bipartisanship for the results.


Updated at 5:21 p.m.