President Barack Obama makes a statement about the government shutdown during a visit to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) headquarters in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
(AURN) -- President Barack Obama is calling the bluff of members of the GOP who say there are a lack of votes to end the government shutdown. Mr. Obama paid a visit to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to put pressure on House Speaker John Boehner on the current budget stalemate. “There’s not a subject that I am not willing to engage in, work on, negotiate and come up with compromises”, Obama said “Call a vote right now, and let’s see what happens”.