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The Government Shutdown Explained in One Candid Quote

House Republican Policy Committee member Rep. Marlin Stutzman (R-IN) joins other members of the committee for a news conference on the first day of the oral arguments in the Supreme Court on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act March 26, 2012 in Washington, DC. The policy committee members were uniform in their criticism of the health care act and said they would continue to work for its repeal even if the Supreme Court found it constitutional. Photo: Somodevilla Images/Getty

We’re not going to be disrespected … We have to get something out of this. And I don’t know what that even is.” — Rep. Marlin Stutzman, a conservative Republican from Indiana, explains why the House GOP won’t just send a “clean” spending bill to the Senate.

The Government Shutdown Explained in One Quote