At the last minute a number of Republicans who were going to vote for the bill, switched their vote from for to against. The vote failed by a vote 0f 228-205 These Republican members split from their party leadership and President Bush because as House Republican Leader John Boehner stated, because of a pre-vote speech given by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. Really? The GOP spit from voting yes to no because the Speaker of the House hurt Republican feelings?
Here’s Pelosi’s speech: