Skip to comments.Shays bucks DeLay
Posted on 04/10/2005 1:05:45 PM PDT by Pikamax
By Michael Dinan Staff Writer
April 10, 2005
Though Republicans in some circles are rallying around beleaguered House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, R-Texas, one prominent Republican yesterday dissociated himself from the powerful and controversial lawmaker.
"He is an absolute embarrassment to me and to the Republican Party," U.S. Rep. Christopher Shays, R-Bridgeport, told more than 50 Greenwich residents yesterday morning at Town Hall. He was in Greenwich to host a public forum, open to all political parties, on whatever pressing issues attendees were interested in discussing.
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I remember old Shays during the impeachment vote. "I'll go talk with the President [Clintula]." Yeah. I guess he still is.
Shays' spine is like spider silk waving in the wind. And he has no balls.
Shays is an embarrassment to the Republican Party. I hope DeLay stays on and imposes discipline which would include Shays, the quintessential New England bloodless wus, cleaning House toilets for a year. Maybe we could get the Senate to send Lincoln Chaffee over to lend a hand.
Jeez, there's a shocker. Shays gets limelight by betraying his own party... who'd a thought?
That Shays would support slick willie and questions DeLay is beyond infuriating.
This is only a guess, but....WHAT'S SHAYS HIDING?
Courtesy of thoughtomator on Filibuster Fight a Crucial Test of Frist's Leadership.
I'm not surprised by Shays comments. He's to the left of many Texas Democrats!
Yeah, I noticed that too - "prominent" - meaning only that because he's bashing the repubs then he's a good guy.
Shay was very hesitate to support the Iraq invasion.
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Shays was also nervous about the Contract With America when it was first being fashioned.
So the State of Bridgeport sends a representative to the House?
I say "kick Bridgeport out of the U.S.". That will take care of the ol' Rep. Christopher Shays.
Why would anyone expect anything different from Christopher Shays?
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