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Sen. Lindsey Graham: Canít support a Senate deal the House will reject
Washington Times ^ | October 13, 2013 | Thomas Howell, Jr.

Posted on 10/13/2013 1:04:20 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday he would not vote for a deal to reopen the government and raise the debt limit if it cannot attract support in the Republican-led House, arguing there is little point in claiming victory if a deal does not pass muster in the other chamber of Congress.

If the deal cannot attract the majority of House Republicans, “that really does compromise Speaker Boehner’s leadership,” Mr. Graham told ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos, adding he understands that defunding or delaying Obamacare is not a viable option.

Mr. Graham said the last thing Mr. Boehner needs is to see his leadership tinkered with further, after the hard-right wing of the Republican Party insisted on changes to Obamacare as a precondition of any deal.

The strategy has not worked, and recent polls give poor marks to the GOP.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections; US: South Carolina
KEYWORDS: abortion; deathpanels; debt; lindseygraham; obamacare; shutdown; southcarolina; zerocare
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Bump for later


41 posted on 10/13/2013 5:27:29 PM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: Lancey Howard
implying (though I guess not obviously enough for you)

Geeez.....smooth your feathers down already.

It's hard enough to get people's precise meaning via text when they're being direct - much less so when they're trying to make a point through implication.

42 posted on 10/13/2013 5:28:12 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Lancey Howard

Are you a moron?
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My goodness, you are touchy. No, the only morons I’ve seen lately are those who believe that Little Lindsey Graham is getting “conservative religion”.


43 posted on 10/13/2013 5:35:28 PM PDT by House Atreides ( D)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks Cincinatus’ Wife.

[snip] Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday he would not vote for a deal to reopen the government and raise the debt limit if it cannot attract support in the Republican-led House, arguing there is little point in claiming victory if a deal does not pass muster in the other chamber of Congress. [/snip]

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3078482/posts

[snip] Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) has called President Obama a “pathetic leader” for his lack of involvement in negotiations to end the government shutdown. He slammed the president’s unwillingness to compromise with Republicans as “immature.” [/snip]


44 posted on 10/13/2013 5:39:11 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

“Robert Costa;@robertcostaNRO37m
package (so far): 6-wk DL ext, Lankford bill on shutdowns, income verification for O’care applicants, Vitter amdt

Robert Costa;@robertcostaNRO38m
I’ve seen a sketch, on deep bkgrnd, of what House is potentially preparing to propose on Mon...”

Sounds like the Senate RINOs are going to get their wish: a Dem House bill they can support.

Or maybe Boehner is hoping the Dems won’t pass it.

It’d sure get Linda’s vote...


45 posted on 10/13/2013 5:49:00 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: Windflier

Who in God’s name is stupid enough to believe Graham is suddenly becoming a genuine conservative?
Sorry about being touchy - - I’m sure we are on the same page when it comes to Miss Lindsey.

FRegards,
LH


46 posted on 10/13/2013 6:05:05 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: SkyPilot

Fund the Yellow Labs....


47 posted on 10/13/2013 6:15:37 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Windflier

Exactly, he is not doing it based on conviction or principle. He needs to go over to the Dems and get it over with..


48 posted on 10/13/2013 6:19:16 PM PDT by cardinal4 (Is Obama's caddy considered "essential personnel"?)
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To: mrsmith

According to
http://www.politico.com/story/2013/10/house-gop-ponders-short-term-debt-bill-98246.html

that will not include the CR so it may not get Linda’s support after all, it would get mine.


49 posted on 10/13/2013 6:54:22 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: Lancey Howard
Sorry about being touchy - - I’m sure we are on the same page when it comes to Miss Lindsey.

We're obviously on the same page, as regards Linda Graham, but I did misunderstand the intent of your primary comment. Text can be a troublesome communication medium.

50 posted on 10/13/2013 8:41:53 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: SkyPilot
I wrote on another thread to you about this..but will again say SkyPiolet...the real problem is not the cuts...it's the distribution of what IS there and the Governments not being interested in getting the best deals for their dollar.

....As the old government guard WANTS everything to stay as it is..which wastes in the billions time and money. They do not want to change even when there are clear and easy ways to do so.

Additionally the Gov. workers have no incentive to do a good job at what they are assigned to do...my son battles them all the time...they do only what they have to and many not even that....he has to constantly put a fire under their butts! The reason is they pretty know their jobs are secure....and that's all they want...it doesn't matter to them if or not they excel at their work or not....and those who it does matter have to constantly battle with them]!

51 posted on 10/14/2013 12:57:13 PM PDT by caww
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To: SkyPilot

Somebody could do a M.A. thesis to find out what KY people see in McC.


52 posted on 10/14/2013 1:07:33 PM PDT by Theodore R. (The grand pooh-bahs have spoken: "It's Jebbie's turn!")
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