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Reid: Senate will reject second House plan
dailycaller.com ^ | September 30, 2013 | Alexis Levinson

Posted on 09/30/2013 1:20:02 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe

WASHINGTON — The Senate will reject another government funding proposal from House Republicans, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Monday.

“We are not going to do anything other than wait for them to pass our CR, because otherwise government is going to shut down,” the Nevada Democrat said at a press conference. With just over eight hours remaining to avert a government shutdown, the House is expected to send back another funding proposal after Reid rejected an earlier bill.

The Senate earlier on Monday voted down a bill passed by the House on Saturday, which attached a one-year delay of Obamacare and a repeal of the medical device tax to government funding.

Politico reported that the House Republicans plan to bring a bill to the floor Monday that would fund the government and tack on a one-year delay of Obamacare along with the so-called Vitter amendment, which would take away the federal government subsidy that lawmakers and their staffs get for healthcare.

Reid said the Senate would reject that plan.

“We are not going to change Obamacare,” he said.

“We are not going to be negotiating on this … Our negotiation is over with. And I’ve said that for two weeks,” he added.

Reid said it was “disingenuous” for Speaker John Boehner to attach the Vitter amendment to the funding bill, given that he, like all lawmakers, has been aware of the federal subsidy since the beginning. Earlier Monday, Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer of California suggested that members who did not believe lawmakers or the staffers deserved the subsidy should simply give it back to the treasury.

Reid said they would also reject a one-week or several-day government funding bill, an idea that has been floated by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.

“I heard the idea of a short-term extension floated. Let me be very very clear: The Senate’s bill is a short-term extension. That’s what it is. This is a six-week funding bill, that’s all it is, six weeks. If we can’t pass this, we’re really truly entering the banana Republican mindset,” Reid said.

Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer summed up the reasoning for not negotiating.

“If we give an inch on the [government funding bill], they’ll take a mile on the debt ceiling,” he said.

“With a bully, you cannot let them slap you around … today, they slap you five or six times, tomorrow it’s seven or eight times,” Reid echoed. “We are not going to be bullied.”


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Nevada
KEYWORDS: abortion; deathpanels; nevada; obamacare; zerocare

1 posted on 09/30/2013 1:20:02 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I swear I though this was The Onion!

When the bully claims to be a victim of bullying...


2 posted on 09/30/2013 1:21:25 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (Fight Tapinophobia in all its forms! Do not submit to arduus privilege.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

3 posted on 09/30/2013 1:22:01 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
KMA Reid u sleezey piece of filth!
4 posted on 09/30/2013 1:22:27 PM PDT by mongo141 (Revolution ver. 2.0, just a matter of when, not a matter of if!)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

FO off to you hairy!!!!!!!!!!!!!


5 posted on 09/30/2013 1:23:26 PM PDT by ldish (Have had enough...you??????)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Reid and Obama to GOP House:
You get nothing for a CR. Pass the Senate CR as-is and just be happy we dont convince your voters that you molested their children and killed their family pets. Defy us and you will be destroyed”
6 posted on 09/30/2013 1:23:50 PM 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: Tailgunner Joe

Hopefully, the Repulsicans will call Whorehouse Harry’s bluff.

B*lls to the wall, Repubs.

You back down now, and you’re toast.

We guar....an....teeeeeeee it.

As for Reid, I hope to be alive to take a bodacious Obama on that sorry piece of sewage’s grave.


7 posted on 09/30/2013 1:24:51 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Tailgunner Joe; B4Ranch; All

” - - - “We are not going to do anything - - - “

At last, Esteemed Nevada Senator Reid speaks the TRUTH !


8 posted on 09/30/2013 1:24:59 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Marxist Obama'care' Insurance violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Here’s to hoping Reid has a fatal aneurysm.. simultaneously with Pelosi, Boxer, Feinstein and the 48 remaining dems, 2 independents and half or the republicans in the Senate.


9 posted on 09/30/2013 1:27:34 PM PDT by maddog55 (America Rising.... Civil War II)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

RAT B@stard! Too bad our Senate is not like the House of Commons. I would love to see Ted Cruz and Dingy Harry go at it!!


10 posted on 09/30/2013 1:27:51 PM PDT by Polyxene (Out of the depths I have cried to Thee, O Lord; Lord, hear my voice.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Shut er down. The die is cast.


11 posted on 09/30/2013 1:28:41 PM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: Tailgunner Joe
“We are not going to do anything other than wait for them to pass our CR, because otherwise government is going to shut down,” the Nevada Democrat said at a press conference.

He couldn't have said this in a press conference, he must've whispered it up his sleeve.

Because this is not the story the MSM is running with today.

12 posted on 09/30/2013 1:29:35 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Tailgunner Joe

So, they say that if the Obamacare socialist nightmare isn’t funded, they’re going to shut down everything but essential government services.

Doesn’t sound like much of a threat to me.

More like a wonderful gift to an overburdened, over-regulated America.


13 posted on 09/30/2013 1:30:29 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (We the People sent you to DEFUND it, not defend or delay it!)
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To: All; Tailgunner Joe

Rep. Michele Bachmann, just came from House meeting, & said keep calling your congresspeople AND senators.


14 posted on 09/30/2013 1:30:46 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

15 posted on 09/30/2013 1:31:03 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

We have nothing to stop the communists empire from complete taking over America. When will Americans realize that America is on the road of collapse. All the communists Democrats have to do is just ride it out. With all the infighting in the GOP they have shot themselves in the foot. Stack the MSM supporting the Democrats we have very little chance of exposing the real threat to our freedom and may be to late to swing it the other way.


16 posted on 09/30/2013 1:31:35 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Obstructionist Dem Leader, Sen. Reid, Says "We Will Not Negotiate."

Truthful headlines you will never see.

17 posted on 09/30/2013 1:32:42 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Uh, Mike - - - , yeah.

Esteemed Nevada Senator Reid professes to be a Mormon.

The LDS powers that be may not want this particular image of one of their most famous role models displayed in this manner.

BTW, Esteemed Senators Orin Hatch and Jeff Flake are also Mormons.

Sure wouldn’t want any negative images of those pillars of the Senate RINOs to be displayed - - - .


18 posted on 09/30/2013 1:32:48 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Marxist Obama'care' Insurance violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Logical me

Then shut it down and leave it down. No matter who gets blamed, sooner or later, if this goes long enough, people will look to the OTHER party and examine their stance too. I think this government is WAY TOO LARGE. Shut it down until the election next year.


19 posted on 09/30/2013 1:35:39 PM PDT by ez (Muslims do not play well with others.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

**** harry. If you republicans cannot find the balls to fight back and pin this garbage on the party and the people that shoved this most partisan communist program through without discussion and debate and without a SINGLE REPUBLICAN IN DC VOTING FOR IT... HIRE ME AND I WILL MAKE THE DIM PARTY LOOK LIKE ATLANTA AFTER SHERMAN MARCHED THROUGH IT!


20 posted on 09/30/2013 1:37:43 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: TigersEye
“We are not going to do anything other than wait for them to pass our CR, because otherwise government is going to shut down . . ."

So who are the extremists and which party is unwilling to compromise?

All the house is doing is giving the peasants the same one year extension granted to labor unions and business.

21 posted on 09/30/2013 1:38:03 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Vigilanteman

The truth will not be reported. The MSM are with the enemy.


22 posted on 09/30/2013 1:40:42 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Reid said the Senate would reject that plan.
“We are not going to change Obamacare,” he said.
“We are not going to be negotiating on this … Our negotiation is over with. And I’ve said that for two weeks,” he added.

Clear admission that the Dems are responsible for any "shutdown", as they will not negotiate.

If Reid was a Repub, the state-run media would be using these statements as proof of wanting a shutdown. But since Reid is a Dem, they cover him.

23 posted on 09/30/2013 1:41:20 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: maddog55
House plan, maddog55 wrote: Here’s to hoping Reid has a fatal aneurysm.. simultaneously with Pelosi, Boxer, Feinstein and the 48 remaining dems, 2 independents and half or the republicans in the Senate.

Don't you know that only the good die young? Oh wait, Reid's about 108 yrs along and Pelosi and Boxer might even be older than that. Guess the evil wicked blackhearts also live on. My bad

24 posted on 09/30/2013 1:41:41 PM PDT by Kenny (<p>)
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To: Sun; Sidebar Moderator; All

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25 posted on 09/30/2013 1:42:11 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Marxist Obama'care' Insurance violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Adjourned the house until Jan 2014. Nothing to see here, move along.


26 posted on 09/30/2013 1:45:44 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I just turned on Hannity and I don’t like what I’m hearing. it sounds as though some Republicans are ready to throw in the towel. How could any MAN be bullied by wimpy Harry....go figure.


27 posted on 09/30/2013 1:46:18 PM PDT by surrey
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To: Tailgunner Joe

So, reid is more powerful than the president? how does the dirt bag have the authority to refuse to put a bill up for a vote? I have looked at the position description for the senate “leadership” and it does not state anywhere he has that authority....


28 posted on 09/30/2013 1:46:23 PM PDT by vet7279
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To: EternalVigilance
So, they say that if the Obamacare socialist nightmare isn’t funded, they’re going to shut down everything but essential government services.

Doesn’t sound like much of a threat to me.

It's not much of a threat, but it's not much of a gift, either. Most of the furloughed people will get back pay when there is a budget, and will have done even less work than they normally do, i.e., zero, because they will have been on paid vacation.

Now, with legislators, that's usually a plus, because most of what they do is destructive. But with staff, I'd like to believe they provide some minimal value.

29 posted on 09/30/2013 1:49:13 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Hotlanta Mike

I’d like to break that off — at the WRIST — and cram it up his keister.


30 posted on 09/30/2013 1:56:01 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

If and when government stabilizes why would/should government employees be given added vacation pay? It seems that a House controlled lesser budget could account for days not worked. The heck with padding employee pay checks that are already way above the average that Republicans have cited has fallen for ordinary workers. Of course I really don’t expect politicians with their staffs to see things in such a light.


31 posted on 09/30/2013 2:04:41 PM PDT by noinfringers2
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To: Da Coyote

As for Reid, I hope to be alive to take a bodacious Obama on that sorry piece of sewage’s grave.


You may have to bring a very tall ladder with a hole in the top of it......if you are a few minutes late after the funeral


32 posted on 09/30/2013 2:07:20 PM PDT by eartick (Been to the line in the sand and liked it)
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To: Graewoulf

THANK YOU! That sure does make it easy!

I read the DNC is extremely low on money, so let’s not forget to call the Dems, too. We don’t want to embolden them more than they already are, and our calls, together w/their low contributions to the DNC might at least get them to keep their mouths shut.


33 posted on 09/30/2013 2:12:07 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: freedumb2003

I dislike Reed very much. The one thing good I’ll say about him is that it doesn’t take him a week to figure out what his next move is. Contrast that with our Speaker of the House.

Boehner, are you listening?


34 posted on 09/30/2013 2:20:59 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (This post coming to you today from behind the Camelskin Curtain. Not the Iron or Bamboo Curtain...)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Party of ‘No!’


35 posted on 09/30/2013 2:25:02 PM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Also swept under the rug is the fact that the House passed a stand alone bill ensuring military members who are required to keep working will get paid. It passed unanimously!

Reid’s ignoring that one too along with a complicit Media.

Reid and Reid alone refuses to ensure the military gets paid for the work that they will continue to do.

CALL YOUR SENATORS AND TELL THEM TO DEMAND A VOTE ON THE MILITARY PAY PROVISION SENT TO THEM BY THE HOUSE!!!


36 posted on 09/30/2013 2:30:46 PM PDT by GatorGirl (Who is John Galt?)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

So fire ‘em, if they’re not essential.


37 posted on 09/30/2013 3:03:30 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (We the People sent you to DEFUND it, not defend or delay it!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Well of course they are going to reject it. So why even send another bill? The bill that was sent on Friday was a good compromise. Why not just stick with it. I’d say 4-5 days into a shutdown the Dems might be more willing to negotiate.


38 posted on 09/30/2013 3:23:46 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: freedumb2003

*“With a bully, you cannot let them slap you around … today, they slap you five or six times, tomorrow it’s seven or eight times,” Reid echoed. “We are not going to be bullied*

What?!?!?!?

I expect a news report later tonight about how Reid is in critical condition in the hospital with a near fatal case of irony infection.


39 posted on 09/30/2013 3:30:42 PM PDT by PATRIOT1876
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To: Graewoulf

.............I’m sure his family will see to it that his grave, if any, is top secret as he is bound to have millions of enemies!

I have about 5 and worry about them, can’t imagine having as many as ole Harry!


40 posted on 09/30/2013 5:56:59 PM PDT by Cen-Tejas (it's the debt bomb stupid!)
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