Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Thursday said he and his House Republican colleagues are “frustrated” by a backlog of more than 270 House-passed bills in the Senate.
He also said that House Republicans are “perplexed” by arcane Senate rules that often require a week of floor time to pass relatively non-controversial or procedural somersaults to avoid filibusters, which require 60 votes to end.
“We’re really frustrated. Look, we passed 373 bills here in the House — 270-some are still in the Senate,” Ryan told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Thursday morning. Read more at The Hill.