Posted by | January 2, 2013 10:19 | Filed under: Top Stories

House Speaker John Boehner channeled his inner Cheney when he saw the Senate leader, upset that Reid said he was running a “dictatorship.”

“Go f— yourself,” Boehner sniped as he pointed his finger at Reid, according to multiple sources present.

Reid, a bit startled, replied: “What are you talking about?”

Boehner repeated: “Go f— yourself.”

The harsh exchange just a few steps from the Oval Office — which Boehner later bragged about to fellow Republicans — was only one episode in nearly two months of high-stakes negotiations laced with distrust, miscommunication, false starts and yelling matches as Washington struggled to ward off $500 billion in tax hikes and spending cuts.

By: Alan

Alan Colmes is the publisher of Liberaland.