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Exclusive–Source: McConnell, Cornyn Whipping Votes Against Ted Cruz
Breitbart's Big Government ^ | September 23, 2013 | Matthew Boyle

Posted on 09/24/2013 5:39:19 AM PDT by Timber Rattler

A source in Congress tells Breitbart News that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn are using their leadership positions to pressure other Republicans to oppose Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) in his campaign to defund Obamacare.

"Right now in the Senate, Mitch McConnell and John Cornyn are actively whipping Senators to shut down debate on the House continuing resolution so that Harry Reid can gut it with just 51 votes,” a senior congressional staffer with intimate knowledge of the situation said in an email to Breitbart News. “Unbelievably, they actually are leading the fight to fully fund Obamacare.”

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Constitution/Conservatism; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: backstabbers; cornyn; cruz; gop4obamacare; gop4romneycare; gopvsamerica; gopvsamericans; losers; mcconnell; obamacare; romney; romneyagenda; romneycare; romneycare4ever
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I have no doubt that Cornyn's office was the source of the opposition research on Cruz that was sent to Wallace. The cockroaches are now fully exposed to the light.
1 posted on 09/24/2013 5:39:19 AM PDT by Timber Rattler
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To: Timber Rattler

I wonder how much of a cut (of Obamacare profits) they are going to make if they succeed?


2 posted on 09/24/2013 5:42:47 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Timber Rattler

Our leaders are looking out for themselves, not us!!


3 posted on 09/24/2013 5:44:44 AM PDT by mtnwmn (Liberalism leads to Socialism)
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To: Timber Rattler

These idiots seem to want a third party.


4 posted on 09/24/2013 5:45:08 AM PDT by ilgipper (Obama is proving that very bad ideas can be wrapped up in pretty words)
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To: Timber Rattler

Cornyn needs be asked, point blank: Why do you support ObamaCare? I’m sure as he campaigns for reelection next year, the citizens on Texas will want to hear this over and over again.


5 posted on 09/24/2013 5:45:24 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: Timber Rattler

Let me see here...public hates Obamacare 60-40 or so. McConnell and Cornyn are pushing to ensure it gets funded.

Why does that not translate into these two pieces of s..t not being removed from their positions in the senate leadership, at least, and from office when the time comes???

The DC establishment is well entrenched and the us verses them is further demonstrated to be what it is all about.

A few years ago, my much younger cousin and I were arguing about his reluctance to support McCain against the plague. He said to me you don’t get it, they are all the same guy. I recently called him and acknowledged his wisdom admittedly five years late.

This is all about money and staying in power and after that, it is all conversation.


6 posted on 09/24/2013 5:47:02 AM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: Timber Rattler

Filthy traitors!


7 posted on 09/24/2013 5:47:40 AM PDT by RedMDer (http://www.dontfundobamacare.com/)
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Call your senators! Melt the lines!!
Senators of the 113th Congress

8 posted on 09/24/2013 5:47:58 AM PDT by RedMDer (http://www.dontfundobamacare.com/)
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To: Timber Rattler; All

Traitor Cornyn’s Contact Info:

Washington DC
Washington, DC 20510
Main: 202-224-2934
Fax: 202-228-2856

Southeast Texas
Houston, TX 77007
Main: 713-572-3337
Fax: 713-572-3777

South Central Texas
San Antonio, TX 78205
Main: 210-224-7485
Fax: 210-224-8569

Central Texas
Austin, TX 78701
Main: 512-469-6034
Fax: 512-469-6020

East Texas
Dallas, TX 75244
Main: 972-239-1310
Fax: 972-239-2110

CALL HIS DISTRICT OFFICES—HE DOESN’T SEEM TO BE TAKING CALLS/FAXES AT HIS DC OFFICE!!


9 posted on 09/24/2013 5:48:55 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: ilgipper

They don’t seem to understand that what they do now will carry over into 2016. Better to defund ObamaCare now rather than take the hit in 2016 with the possibility of republican control. Give us time to recovered from the stock market collapse.


10 posted on 09/24/2013 5:49:12 AM PDT by mtnwmn (Liberalism leads to Socialism)
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To: Timber Rattler

Every Texas conservative should contact Cornyn’s office TODAY and tell him that if this account is correct, he should not expect Texas conservatives to vote for him in the future. There is no excuse for sitting on the FR site and complaining if you haven’t bothered to contact his office yet.


11 posted on 09/24/2013 5:53:04 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Timber Rattler
Now every Republican in congress both houses will swear that they voted to defund Obama-care, even if, hard to imagine it could happen, that it still ends up funded..

When asked how it stayed funded (if it does) when they all voted to defund it many will say :
We told ya that the GOP doesnt have enough seats in congress to repeal it. We all tried. We need to win another election first”

The Senate rules on this can only lead to voter confusion.

12 posted on 09/24/2013 5:57:20 AM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US Citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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To: Timber Rattler
Why would McConnell and Cornyn help Americans?

THEIR GOP Party BEGAN ObamaCARE/RomneyCARE
and they, their families (into perpetuity), and their
staff (into perpetuity) are not even UNDER ObamaCARE.

Here come the Masters, now.


13 posted on 09/24/2013 6:00:21 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: Timber Rattler
Is the GOPe like Al Qeada in that there is an endless supply of #2's?

I heard that Alexander was #2.

(But then I think that Juana and Linda are #2 too (tutu?).

14 posted on 09/24/2013 6:01:53 AM PDT by Paladin2 (h)
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To: mtnwmn
"They don’t seem to understand that what they do now will carry over into 2016."

Exactly. They are apparently only focused on 2014.

When they keep on their current path, the base for the POTUS candidate will have evaporated.

15 posted on 09/24/2013 6:04:47 AM PDT by Paladin2 (h)
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To: mtnwmn

Here ya go folks....let them have it!!!!

http://www.nrsc.org/contact-us/


16 posted on 09/24/2013 6:05:06 AM PDT by rrrod (at home in Medellin Colombia)
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To: sickoflibs

The Senate rules on this can only lead to voter confusion.


It is not confusing at all to anybody paying attention. The GOP is preemptively surrendering. The Surrender Party is intent on funding kenyancare without even an engaged battle over it.


17 posted on 09/24/2013 6:12:38 AM PDT by lodi90
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To: lodi90
RE :”It is not confusing at all to anybody paying attention. The GOP is preemptively surrendering. The Surrender Party is intent on funding kenyancare without even an engaged battle over it”

If you call GOP Senators they say:
I am voting for the House passed bill that defunds Obama-care and I will vote against any bill that has Obama-care put back into it. I stand with House conservatives on this”

18 posted on 09/24/2013 6:17:17 AM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US Citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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To: Timber Rattler

I really think that McConnell and Cornyn and Boehner and all the other GOP leadership is looking at this as a way to slap him down and put Cruz in his place and get him to back off and let them lead. If that’s their intent then I predict it’s going to fail badly. Cruz probably won’t win this one but he will come out of it stronger and more committed than ever. And more influential among his conservative peers.


19 posted on 09/24/2013 6:21:05 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: RedMDer
"Let's see if Obama is willing to shut down the government to fund Obamacare."

He is. Because he knows the Republicans will get blamed for it. And why will they? Because the media, all the Democrats, and half the GOP will blame them for it.

20 posted on 09/24/2013 6:23:41 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: sickoflibs

If you call GOP Senators they say:
“I am voting for the House passed bill that defunds Obama-care and I will vote against any bill that has Obama-care put back into it. I stand with House conservatives on this”


So what. Nobody with a brain is buying the GOP jive after 5 years of cheese eating surrenders to the Dems. They can say whatever they want while “leading” the party to failure again in 2014. These beltway GOP losers have lost every single election since 2004 when they don’t get strong conservative support. Now they are stabbing conservatives in the back again and are going to lose again.


21 posted on 09/24/2013 6:31:01 AM PDT by lodi90
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To: Timber Rattler

Conservatives, it is time to stop complaining and take action.

Find the website of Matt Bevin, who is McConnell’s primary opponent.

Then, make a generous contribution so that Bevin can defeat the traitor McConnell.

Do it. Now.


22 posted on 09/24/2013 6:32:40 AM PDT by Oak Grove (H)
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To: DoodleDawg

If the GOP is not willing to fight an engaged battle over obamacare then the GOP OWNS it.


23 posted on 09/24/2013 6:33:00 AM PDT by lodi90
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To: Timber Rattler

And as such the GOP will soon be extinct.


24 posted on 09/24/2013 6:36:25 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Graewoulf
Dallas # is rolling to a full mail-box. I'll keep trying.

/johnny

25 posted on 09/24/2013 6:38:04 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Timber Rattler

The internal Republican Party War has officially begun.

Prepare to live under a decade or two of Socialist Democrat Hegemony as we thrash this out.


26 posted on 09/24/2013 6:42:25 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: JRandomFreeper

Contact John Cornyn:

http://www.contactsenators.com/texas/john-cornyn

Name: John Cornyn
State: Texas
Party: Republican
Class: Class II

Address: 517 HART SENATE OFFICE BUILDING
WASHINGTION DC 20510
Phone: (202) 224-2934

Email:

email form:

http://www.cornyn.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?p=ContactForm


27 posted on 09/24/2013 6:43:14 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: JRandomFreeper

Contact John Cornyn:

http://www.contactsenators.com/texas/john-cornyn

Name: John Cornyn
State: Texas
Party: Republican
Class: Class II

Address: 517 HART SENATE OFFICE BUILDING
WASHINGTION DC 20510
Phone: (202) 224-2934

Email:

email form:

http://www.cornyn.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?p=ContactForm


28 posted on 09/24/2013 6:43:15 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: RedMDer

not just they but also the usual talking establishment heads are out in force as usual , like they did with Sarah.


29 posted on 09/24/2013 6:44:59 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Timber Rattler

Folks....this is exactly why it is so important to sign and endorse the Lee/Cruz DEfund Obamacare Petition right now...this very second!!! That is why i have been posting this message over and over again!!! The likes of McConnell, McCain, Cornyn, etc, RINOs all....more like Obamabot traitors to the American people!!! Sign & Endorse....TODAY!!! By the thousands!!! We can beat these low life traitors if only the American people speak out by the millions with one loud voice against Obamacare!!!

WWW.DONTFUNDOBAMACARE.COM.....Sign it....TODAY!!!


30 posted on 09/24/2013 6:45:57 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: sickoflibs

the establishment are so stupid.

If this is funded and goes ahead then when we try to get rid of it in a couple of years the left will run AD;s of how that sick granny or kid will now lose their health coverage etc.

The establishment keeps losing and still they do the same crap.


31 posted on 09/24/2013 6:46:24 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Timber Rattler

“Unbelievably, they actually are leading the fight to fully fund Obamacare.”

And that’s why they need to be gone forever!


32 posted on 09/24/2013 6:48:50 AM PDT by Sal (The scandals are real. The "president" is a phony.)
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To: manc
Hit the RNC also. Let them know that they will get not only NO support but that we will work against them.

Senators of the 113th Congress

Republican National Committee:
310 First Street, SE Washington, DC 20003
(202) 863-8500
Let them know how you feel about the treatment of Cruz by RINOS and his effort to defund Obamacare.

33 posted on 09/24/2013 6:49:45 AM PDT by RedMDer (http://www.dontfundobamacare.com/)
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To: RedMDer

already told the RNC back in 2012 that they will get nothing from me anymore until they stop attacking conservatives who are the base, until they get decent candidates


34 posted on 09/24/2013 6:54:12 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Graewoulf
ALL of his mailboxes are full. And the Dallas number is now busy. He's getting hammered on the phones.

/johnny

35 posted on 09/24/2013 6:54:28 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: manc

I did the same but now I will actively work against them and not just for my candidates.


36 posted on 09/24/2013 6:55:46 AM PDT by RedMDer (http://www.dontfundobamacare.com/)
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To: JRandomFreeper

THE NEW REPUBLICAN PARTY IS BEING BORN !


37 posted on 09/24/2013 6:58:13 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Timber Rattler

Mitch needs to go away.


38 posted on 09/24/2013 6:59:56 AM PDT by Diggity
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To: txrefugee

I have contacted Cornyn’s office and was assured he would vote with Cruz.


39 posted on 09/24/2013 7:03:06 AM PDT by chuckles
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To: chuckles
On cloture? Or on the handwave vote for the bill?

If he votes for cloture, he owns Obamacare.

/johnny

40 posted on 09/24/2013 7:06:44 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Timber Rattler; pattty; pollywog; RonDog; JDoutrider; Varmint Al; BlatherNaut; KateUTWS; onyx; ...

Ted Cruz Ping!

If you want on/off this ping list, please let me know.

Please beware, this is a high-volume ping list!


41 posted on 09/24/2013 7:08:53 AM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: Timber Rattler
In Kentucky, Matt Bevin for Senate.
In Texas, Louie Gohmert for Senate.

It's the only way we'll get their attention.

42 posted on 09/24/2013 7:09:38 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (Islam offers choices: convert, submit, or die.)
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To: ilgipper

Maybe right now is the time we need to make SERIOUS noise about starting one.


43 posted on 09/24/2013 7:14:00 AM PDT by butterdezillion (,)
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To: Graewoulf

ping. I tried every number and can’t get through on any of them. Will try later. I’m in Nebraska but this is the R minority whip and he is acting AGAINST my interests so this makes it my business.

We may have to fax in addition to plugging away at getting a phone call in. Let’s burn their fax lines.


44 posted on 09/24/2013 7:18:54 AM PDT by butterdezillion (,)
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To: lodi90
RE :”These beltway GOP losers have lost every single election since 2004 when they don’t get strong conservative support”

How about 2010?

45 posted on 09/24/2013 7:21:16 AM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US Citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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To: JRandomFreeper
Dallas # is rolling to a full mail-box. I'll keep trying.

Same thing at ALL of McConnels offices.

46 posted on 09/24/2013 7:22:35 AM PDT by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: manc
RE :”If this is funded and goes ahead then when we try to get rid of it in a couple of years the left will run AD;s of how that sick granny or kid will now lose their health coverage etc.”

So you are thinking that this will happen?
Both houses will pass the same CR funding O-care?

47 posted on 09/24/2013 7:27:25 AM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US Citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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To: Cowboy Bob

I am very disappointed in Cornyn. He seems to be engineering a John Kerry, so that he can say, “I voted against Obamacare before I voted for it.”.


48 posted on 09/24/2013 7:28:10 AM PDT by Texas Songwriter
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To: JRandomFreeper
On cloture? Or on the handwave vote for the bill? If he votes for cloture, he owns Obamacare.

Exactly. These guys are a bunch devious cowards. And, they simply do not share our principles.

49 posted on 09/24/2013 7:29:01 AM PDT by wolf24
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To: Timber Rattler

They really want war, don’t they?


50 posted on 09/24/2013 7:29:25 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (It's hard to accept the truth when the lies were exactly what you wanted to hear.)
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