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[VIDEO] Heritage Foundation (Jim DeMint) Helps Kill House Bill by Urging Republicans to Vote ‘No’

Heritage Action and other right-wing money group are calling the shots in the House of Representatives and John Boehner.

The Republican-controlled House canceled a planned vote Tuesday night on a plan to reopen the federal government and raise the debt ceiling after support from conservatives for the deal crumbled, leaving Washington without a clear path forward for avoiding a first-ever default on the nation’s debt.

The influential conservative group Heritage Action also opposed the House proposal soon after it was announced, and conservatives close to the House leadership expressed alarm that they had shut down the government and would get nothing for it except a punitive measure restricting their own staff’s healthcare, according to senior House Republican aides.

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