"The Republicans say we're kicking the can down the road. I don't think they're kicking the can down the road, I think they're nudging the potato across the table with their nose. There's not much that's being accomplished by what they are doing. This is completely irresponsible. It's mindless. Most people don't even know what the word sequester means. Sequestration equals unemployment," Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Cali.) said at a press conference on Tuesday.