Skip to comments.GOPís McConnell promises no more shutdowns over ObamaCare
Posted on 10/17/2013 9:31:15 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell says he will not allow another government shutdown as part of a strategy to repeal ObamaCare.
McConnell (Ky.) told The Hill in an interview Thursday afternoon that his party learned a painful political lesson over the past 16 days, as its approval rating dropped while the government was shuttered.
He said theres no reason to go through the political wringer again in January, when the stopgap measure Congress passed late Wednesday is set to expire.
One of my favorite old Kentucky sayings is theres no education in the second kick of a mule. The first kick of a mule was when we shut the government down in the mid-1990s and the second kick was over the last 16 days, he said. There is no education in the second kick of a mule. There will not be a government shutdown.
I think we have fully now acquainted our new members with what a losing strategy that is, he added.
McConnell said that even though he and many other Republicans hate, detest and despise ObamaCare, they are not going to be able to repeal it unilaterally while Democrats control the White House and the Senate....
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Maybe a more appropriate name would be “Quisling”. It is a name synonymous with treason.
It sounds as though Barry’s Kommie Kids taught Switch McConnell a lesson. The Senate Is No Gig For Old Men.
“Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell says he will not allow another government shutdown as part of a strategy to repeal ObamaCare.”
Excellent example of a blithering idiot: we didn’t shut down the government!!! I’m sick of these cheese-eating surrender monkeys!
Grow some balls or GTFO!
Once again, he surrenders before he even knows what the fight is about.
GOPs McConnell promises no more shutdowns over ObamaCare
Thats BIG TALK unless John Boehner is your “BITCH”...
He’s trying to marginalize Senator Cruz.
Cruz is not going away...nor Lee...nor any of the real republican congressmen....
...and bitchy mitch...it was YOUR house that shut the govt down...the Senate.....who felt so strongly about obammey care that they refused to be placed on it....THAT little bitchy mitch, is what the senate did....THEY shut the govt down...
Time for WE THE PEOPLE to show him who's boss in his primary.
I think the political apparatus needs to be extracted by the scruffs of their necks. Then shamed and stripped of their ill gotten gains and then ridiculed in the public square. May I suggest pay per view?
Well of course not. He got his nut. He’s done.
In other words, he’s telling Sen. Cruz and others “OK kids, we let you play your games and you made a big mess of things, so that’s the last time, we’ll have no more of that”.
They think of themselves as the Grown Ups in the Senate, and the others as a group of rowdy children who now need some discipline. Just like Boner, when he took all the committee chairmanships away from Tea Party Congressmen.
The arrogance grows stronger by the day.
Surrender early and surrender often.
Hence, McConnell's belching.
Nail his hide to the shed, Fred.
Wtf? People do not want Obamacare these republicans are insane.
Goood Night NSA
Judas, including the 30 pieces of silver for his dam project.
How can he make such a promise? How can he be certain that we won’t have the same fight?
Bevin for Senator.
Thanks. I just donated and intend to do monthly until the primary.
those hiding places that these traitors have set up for themselves when the collapse comes and they get hunted down, must be even more fortified than I imagined.
<....”McConnell says he will ‘not allow’ another government shutdown as part of a strategy to repeal ObamaCare”.....>
Is he then agreeing with the Demorats that the shutdown was HIS decision and not the Presidents?
Nobody can shutdown the government except the President.
I wonder if he really got 2 billion for Kentucky? I bet they never see it if he did.
McConnell wimps out and sets ObamaCare in stone.
When the obammunists get citizen care what will they think? I think it will be-—we treated the citizens so well. Why did they treat us back the same way???? WAAAA Waaaaa....
No longer for you to promise, Mitch. We the People will be taking it from here.
Mitch McConnell is a greasy, contemptible, corrupt whore, bought off with $2B in pork.
He sold the interests of the American people in order to line his own political pockets.
A Judas, by any other name.
Primary this turd. Enemy # 1.
We promise no more McConnell.... PERIOD
Don’t make promises with your mouth that your a$$ can’t cash.
So, he has swallowed the Media / DNC LIE that the Republicans caused the shutdown. The Minority Republican Leader is either insanely misinformed or a Collaborator.
Obama and Reid caused the Shutdown. We are living a Twilight Zone Episode.
There are hunters where this turd lives. He won’t be able to poke his head out of his a$$ again or someone may point him out. That he doesn’t seem to feel extreme shame is incomprehensible! I will never donate to the national Rethugs again. Only directly to Constitutionalists.
You are right. But I think the point he's trying to make is that he is the leader of the republican party, NOT Cruz.
I guess if he can promise that, the House should send them the same bill in jan that they sent a few weeks ago.
Then will see who the leader really is.
I think the fight is about "Ted Cruz is not the leader of the party. I am".
McConnell got his $2 Billion. He’s happy now.
He surrenders and racks up more debt for our children and grandchildren which they can’t afford to pay.
A generational thief. Remove him.
The RINOs are using the democrat mantra that conservatives (not Obama/Reid and the Senate) caused the shutdown.
I think the Senate RINOs are trying to save face. Perhaps they know that after some time goes by and the dust settles the American people will realize that the bill stopped in the Senate and it was not a shutdown bill until it fell on Harry Reid’s lap and went no further.
Maybe they see polling data they we don’t see.
Seems like the blame gap has been closing the last couple of days.
He won’t allow it? He won’t allow it? Is the senate now telling the house how to vote? Oh, never mind.
A statement like this shows you the house is now irrelevant. Thanks a lot, Boner. You can all go home now.
Cruz and Lee and the tea partiers showed the world just who owns obamacare. It is owned by the democrats and their rino friends. Now the people are getting a taste of obamacare and they know who tried to get it defunded.
SAme thing happened when Obamacare was first voted on...one man alone turned the vote..and he too was “Paid Off”.
McConnell, Ye wee stupid beastie!
OUT with the OLD——IN with the BOLD.
McConnell is a relic-—Cruz IS the inspiration.
And I forgot to as what is the proper treatment for traitor communists like McConnell? I think he should get 0bammacare with the restrictions for someone his age. 0bama likes abortions, even late term....
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