Watch Peter King Explode at His Own Party on Failed Sandy Relief Vote

J.K. Trotter

Peter King, the outspoken Republican Congressman from New York, has been blasting his own party's leadership — first on the House floor last night, then on Fox News and CNN today — for stalling a bill amidst the fiscal cliff talks that would fund relief for areas affected by Hurricane Sandy. Here's King on the House Floor and, later, on Fox News:

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And here's King on CNN:

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Thankfully, King seems to have been heard. Speaker John Boehner plans to meet with representatives from New York and New Jersey — two states devastated by Sandy — this afternoon:

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will hold a news conference at 2 p.m., presumably to address the failed add package.