Farm Bill Fallout Audio

fb-no-buttonThe shock over the defeat of the farm bill in the U.S. House of Representatives had barely sunk in Thursday when the blame game began.

Here is some audio from the House floor and other sources on who is to blame and what happens now.

Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and Minority Whip Steney Hoyer (D-VA) blame each others’ parties
: Congressmen Hoyer and Cantor on Farm Bill defeat

House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Collin Peterson (D-MN) talks to reporters about votes that killed the bill and what he would do if he were in charge. Collin Peterson comments (courtesy of Agri-Pulse)

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) reacts during a press conference to a statement by Cantor blaming her for failure to pass the bill. Nancy Pelosi comments