Schumer to Boehner: 'heed your own chamber'

Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) called on Speaker of the House John Boehner(R-Ohio) on Tuesday to take up the Chinese currency bill if it clears the Senate as expected later this week.

“I would urge the speaker, heed your own chamber, put this bill on the floor,” said Schumer. “[G]ive it an up or down vote.” Schumer was responding to Boehner’s suggestion on Tuesday that he would not schedule a vote on the legislation in the House regardless of the level of support it earns in the upper chamber.

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