The President's latest tantrum

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Obama would veto any bill funding parts of the federal government, the White House said.

Republicans plan to vote on small, non-controversial bills to fund certain federal functions, including the National Park Service, veterans affairs and, through the use of local revenues, the District of Columbia government.

Michael Steel, a spokesman for House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), said that the White House's "position is unsustainably hypocritical."

"How does the White House justify signing the troop funding bill, but vetoing similar measures for veterans, National Parks, and District of Columbia?" he asked. "The president can't continue to complain about the impact of the government shutdown on veterans, visitors at National Parks, and DC while vetoing bills to help them."