Skip to comments.John Cornyn's Response to my letter
Posted on 10/04/2013 7:11:58 PM PDT by PuzzledInTX
Dear Ms. xxxx:
Thank you for contacting me regarding the Continuing Resolution (CR) and defunding of Obamacare. I know how passionately Texans feel about this issue, and I appreciate the benefit of your comments. All Americans should be exempt from the onerous and costly provisions of Obamacare and the best way to do this is to repeal and defund the law in its entirety.
Texans continue to share with me real-life examples of how this law is hurting businesses, killing jobs, and burdening individuals with costlier premiums. All Americans should receive relief from this law, so I was pleased when the House of Representatives chose to listen to the American people and sent the Senate a CR that funded the government and defunded Obamacare.
Because of procedural rules in the Senate, the only way for Senators to vote yes or no on defunding Obamacare was to vote for cloture, thereby allowing a simple majority vote to defund Obamacare. Only five Senate Democrats were needed to defund Obamacare. However, Democrats continued to ignore the pleas of the American people and stripped the language that defunded Obamacare. I joined with all Republicans to vote against the final Senate CR that included funding for Obamacare.
House Republicans continued to send reasonable packages to the Senate that would have funded the government but provided relief for Americans from this law, including bills that would have delayed Obamacare for a year, permanently repealed the Medical Device Tax, delayed Obamacares individual mandate, and required that Congressional members and staff live under the same rules as the American people. Senate Democrats rejected these reasonable compromises.
On Tuesday, October 1, 2013, the U.S. government funding authority expired, resulting in a government shutdown. Unfortunately, this shutdown did not prevent the implementation of Obamacare and the health care exchanges opened as scheduled.
At every opportunity to defund or repeal the law, I have voted in favor of doing so, and I will not waver in my opposition to this law. To read further about my efforts, please visit my website at: http://www.cornyn.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?p=senator-cornyn-record-on-obamacare
I appreciate having the opportunity to represent Texas in the United States Senate. Thank you for taking the time to contact me.
United States Senator
Yes, it would have.
Thank him for his form letter response and advise you will consider supporting any real conservative challenger he may have in the future.
That’s it in a nutshell. Each and everyone of the people that voted w/ Reid should have immediately had at least 10 people coming forward announcing their candidacy.
Simple platforms....”I promise to do everything that this moron didn’t do. I’ll listen to my constituents instead of my corporate and political masters”.
his response is a lie anyway...he voted 2 ways
Let’s draft Louie Gohmert to run against him.
The Republicans didn't have the votes to defund Obamacare in the Senate, and that lying weasel Cornyn KNOWS it.
How do you respond in a civil manner to someone that has politely told you to F off?
What a weasel!
I’m in Phoenix...I just might send him a cactus
Johnny’s comment about seeing him primaried is part of what my letter to Cornyn said. Which is probably why he politely told me to F off.
Yo Cornyn; Why vote with Juan and Dingy?
Cornyn is with the 27 RINO/’Rat Senators who support Dingy.
I just got the same letter. lol!
Tell old Cornball his platitudes aren’t working with you. Tell Cornhole he cannot have his cake and eat it, too. Tell Cornwad he could’ve sent a tough message to Dingy Reid by voting NO on cloture - instead, Cornball and the other cowards gave Dingy the necessary 60 votes to cut off debate. He cowered with other elitists in Ted Cruz’ and Mike Lee’s shadows - and that Texans will do EVERYTHING we can to send him packing his DC bags, for good.
Because he is a coward. He talks tough when he does not have to stand behind his words, but hides in the shadows awaiting the outcome when he is called to task. Honestly, this is what we get when we have professional politicians.
Dear Mr. Cornyn,
If you guys don’t stop this it will probably be the end of the Republican party.
He is a lying POS. Not voting for him.
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