"It is moving in our direction," said Rep. John Duncan, Tennessee Republican. "More and more American people are realizing it is the Democrats in the Senate who did shut it down."
House GOP hang tough in shutdown standoff, won't negotiate DACA until government reopens →
Duncan came under fire in early July after a Knoxville website reported that he paid his son $300,000 for campaign work in the years after the younger man pleaded guilty to misconduct in office.
US Rep. Duncan says he won't run for re-election next year →