JOHN BOEHNER: Our founders didn't want some parliamentary system where if you won a majority you get to do whatever you wanted, they wanted this long slow process. And so change comes slowly. And obviously too slowly for some...
Absolutely they're unrealistic. But the Bible says "Beware of false prophets." There are people out there spreading the noise about how much can get done. This whole idea that we're going to shut down the government to get rid of Obamacare in 2013, that plan never had a chance.
But over the course of the August recess and September in 2013... my Republican colleagues... they were getting a lot of pressure from home to do this. And so we have groups here in town, members of the House and Senate who whipped people into a frenzy believing they could do it.
They know its never going to happen.