(Fox News) The personal animus underlying the federal government shutdown spilled into view today in a sharp public exchange between House Speaker John Boehner and the White House.

At a morning press conference, Boehner rebuked the White House for a stunning quote in today’s Wall Street Journal from an anonymous senior Obama administration official who asserted, “‘We are winning… It doesn’t really matter to us’ how long the shutdown lasts ‘because what matters is the end result.’”

“This isn’t some damn game,” Boehner snapped, referring to the Wall Street Journal article.

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