WASHINGTON (AP) -- A White House meeting of the top four congressional leaders over the government shutdown has apparently produced nothing more than bickering.
House Speaking John Boehner left the gathering saying that President Barack Obama refuses to negotiate.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says Democrats won't change the 3-year-old health care law as a ransom to reopen the government.
Pelosi: GOP keeps moving goal posts on budget deal
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says House Republicans keep "moving the goal posts" on a budget deal.
The California Democrat says Republican House Speaker John Boehner needs to allow a vote on a Senate passed bill and the government will reopen.
House Republicans are demanding changes to Obama's health care law in exchange for reopening the government. Obama has refused. He insists that the House follow the Senate and pass a government funding bill that's free of other demands.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Nevada Democrat, says House Republicans are too focused on the health care law.