Skip to comments.Angus King Will Choose Sides Soon
Posted on 11/13/2012 10:35:10 PM PST by Arthurio
Sen.-elect Angus King said Tuesday that he could announce a decision on which caucus to join in time for Wednesdays party leadership elections.
The Maine independent said he would try to make a decision before the leadership teams are finalized on Wednesday. He told reporters Tuesday morning that he would probably have some comment for you sometime tomorrow.
While King is widely expected to caucus with the Democratic majority, he still has not ruled out joining the GOP. Whichever decision I make, I am not declaring opposition or inability to work with or unwillingness to work with the members of the other party, he said.
The important thing is that whichever decision I make ... I dont consider that building a wall between myself and the other party. When I was governor as an independent, I worked with both parties, King said. During one six-week period, I had both parties picketing my office. I thought maybe I had it about right.
King made the comments following a meeting with Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, in her Capitol Hill office. King and Collins, a fellow moderate, discussed committee assignments and other issues, but neither provided many details of their conversation.
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Jack in the Box has been wooing him hard, but Angus is leaning toward
Why would a liberal like King choose to join the minority party?
Nothing to see here. Just a glory hog looking for some face time.
Who doesn`t want to be on the winning team? Of course he`ll caucus with the dems.
This is a coded message for Generals P. and Allen.
Or you're a jerk.
This is a common argument I always hear from the left. They always say that they receive complaints from both sides, so they must be doing something right. It’s getting old.
If you rob a bank then you stiff your partners and keep all the cash, the fact that both the cops and the other robbers are upset with you doesn't mean you are in the right.
I always thought that was a stupid thing to say, but considering who usually says it, it’s not surprishing that they say it. I always thought that you were doing everything wrong!