Skip to comments.Cruz promises Republican victory in shutdown fight
Posted on 10/05/2013 10:45:46 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, blamed by Democrats and some of his fellow Republicans as a chief architect of the ongoing government shutdown, struck back on Saturday, faulting President Obama and Senate Democrats for the political stalemate.
Let me be very clear, I dont think we should be in a shutdown, Cruz said in a speech to conservatives in the Virginia state capital. Throughout the course of it, I have said we should not shut down the government. But sadly this is Harry Reids and President Obama's shutdown.
The government shutdown began Tuesday when the president refused to give in to Republican demands that he delay or change the Affordable Care Act, the signature achievement of his first term that began enrolling patients on October 1, in exchange for passing a routine spending bill.
In the run-up to the shutdown, Cruz - whose profile has risen considerably among conservatives since taking office this year - had lobbied Republicans in the House and Senate not to relent, even as the president was promising not to sign any bill that would alter "Obamacare."
Cruz reminded the audience that House Republicans have passed multiple narrowly targeted continuing resolutions to fund parts of the government as negotiations continue, but he criticized Democrats for refusing to pass them.....
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The headline said promise, not Cruz.
Yes, I read this article when it first came out and no where does it reference Cruz saying this. It is a total BS misleading headline.
“Generally, dereliction of duty refers to failure through negligence or obstinacy to perform ones legal or moral duty to a reasonable expectation. In other words, it means willful or negligent failure to perform assigned duties or performing them in a culpably inefficient manner. Dereliction of duty is a specific offense in military law. “ (Quote from USLegal.com).
Dereliction of duty is an Impeachable Offense, as stipulated in the US Constitution. Dereliction of duty is also a US Military offense subject to a Courts Martial.
Will our sorry Congressional RINOs do their usual kid gloves, “boys will be boys” approach to Obama’s numerous violations of the US Constitution, or will they FINALLY draw up The Articles of Impeachment for B. Hussein Obama?
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