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Cornyn - Will Not Fund Obamacare Will Vote To Support House Bill
Facebook ^ | 9/23/2013

Posted on 09/23/2013 10:07:26 AM PDT by My Favorite Headache

John Cornyn about an hour ago I intend to support the House bill that defunds Obamacare and will vote against a bill that funds it.


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: cloture; cloturevote; defundobamacare; primarycornyn; primarytherinos; rino
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1 posted on 09/23/2013 10:07:26 AM PDT by My Favorite Headache
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To: My Favorite Headache

Way to go, Mr Cornyn!!


2 posted on 09/23/2013 10:08:43 AM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: My Favorite Headache

I guess they finally paid for some internal polling!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


3 posted on 09/23/2013 10:08:46 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: My Favorite Headache

I was just reading that he had said he will vote FOR cloture. If he votes FOR cloture, that is the same as voting for funding obamacare. Unless he votes NAY on cloture, this is a trick.


4 posted on 09/23/2013 10:09:43 AM PDT by txrangerette ("...hold to the truth; speak without fear." (Glenn Beck))
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To: txrangerette
Unless he votes NAY on cloture, this is a trick.

Typical...

5 posted on 09/23/2013 10:10:57 AM PDT by grobdriver
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To: My Favorite Headache

WOW!!! Come on FREEPERS...we can do this if we make enough PHONE CALLS....Call their LOCAL Office AND their DC office!!<{P>I just called mine again!


6 posted on 09/23/2013 10:11:23 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: My Favorite Headache
Sound like he finally read the handwriting on the wall.

If Cornyn doesn't vote to defund Obamacare, he will face a primary challenge in his next election. And he will most likely lose.

7 posted on 09/23/2013 10:11:48 AM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: txrangerette

He has to vote against cloture if Obamacare funding is added as an amendment.


8 posted on 09/23/2013 10:11:54 AM PDT by MulberryDraw (That which cannot be paid, won't be paid.)
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To: My Favorite Headache

Isnt the strategy now to filibuster the house CR bill (with 41) so Reid cant remove those Defund provisions with 51 Senators later on?

So what is he talking about?


9 posted on 09/23/2013 10:12:23 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: Jim Robinson

Maybe, just maybe we can de-RINO the GOP. This last week has been a great inspiration. At this time I dont think a 3rd party effort would help.


10 posted on 09/23/2013 10:12:23 AM PDT by rrrod (at home in Medellin Colombia)
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To: My Favorite Headache

Hammer those democrat senators too folks.


11 posted on 09/23/2013 10:12:41 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: My Favorite Headache

It’s working!


12 posted on 09/23/2013 10:13:01 AM PDT by austinaero
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To: My Favorite Headache

We are forcing these worthless people to come around. Cornyn doesn’t have a strong primary opponent right now but he would in an instant if he went against us on this (at least in the open).


13 posted on 09/23/2013 10:13:39 AM PDT by cotton1706
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To: My Favorite Headache

This is most likely a spineless GOPe trick. My guess is that he will vote for the cloture that allows the rats to add bammycare spending back in, then vote against the bill. He thinks he can then go back to his constituents and say he tried.


14 posted on 09/23/2013 10:14:02 AM PDT by RightOnTheBorder
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To: My Favorite Headache
Cornyn opposes government shutdown over defunding Obamacare

I guess he didn't like the nasty calls to his office. ..Jerk.

15 posted on 09/23/2013 10:14:16 AM PDT by TexasCajun (Creepy-Ass Cracka -- Don't Call Me Cracker)
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To: txrangerette
Exactly. When I called his district office, about a half hour ago, they said Cornball had NOT yet made a *statement* on OPPOSING CLOTURE.

Saying they'll vote to DefundOCare is a TRICK! They MUST OPPOSE cloture!

16 posted on 09/23/2013 10:14:31 AM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: My Favorite Headache

Love it!!! See, Mr., Mrs, Ms, America numbers do it...all the time!!! Darn it folks....get online and sign/endorse the Lee/Cruz Defund Obamacare Petition and join millions of loyal Americans who have already signed. All signers of any political bent are welcome to Sign/Endorse!!! Hit the computer buttons, Gals & Guys across America!!!

(WWW.DONTFUNDOBAMCARE.COM), sign......TODAY, TODAY, TODAY!!!


17 posted on 09/23/2013 10:15:50 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: justlurking

He already has a primary challenger, Dwayne Stovall. Here is his website: http://www.texansforstovall.com/

I have heard him speak and have met with him briefly and so far I am quite impressed.


18 posted on 09/23/2013 10:16:01 AM PDT by gspurlock (http://www.backyardfence.wordpress.com)
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To: RightOnTheBorder; All
Fax Cornyn and ALL Repub Senators to OPPOSE CLOTURE!!

Here's Cornyn's Fax # 202-228-2856

19 posted on 09/23/2013 10:16:34 AM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: My Favorite Headache
Hahaha! It would appear that even Mr. Cornyn feels the heat!


20 posted on 09/23/2013 10:16:36 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: My Favorite Headache

Anybody trust him? I believe it AFTER he votes!


21 posted on 09/23/2013 10:18:09 AM PDT by WellyP (question!)
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To: MulberryDraw
I emailed him this morning and told him that a vote for cloture on any bill where amendment to restore funding was even a possibility was a vote for ObamaCare and that he then owned it.

I think he needs to hear that quite a bit the next few days to ensure it sinks in.

22 posted on 09/23/2013 10:21:35 AM PDT by BoringGuy
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To: My Favorite Headache

Cornyn has learned to do what Cruz does.

Basically, he’s scared s&*$(@ess.


23 posted on 09/23/2013 10:22:56 AM PDT by ConservativeDude
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To: My Favorite Headache
I called the Senator's office this morning and got the good news in person.

His spokescritter said that John was always and forever against funding ObozoCare and that the media reports about him sitting on the fence were totally wrong.

I told the mouth peace that if John were a little more like Ted Cruz on his positions then his constituents would be far less likely to believe the newsers on these types of reports.

24 posted on 09/23/2013 10:24:54 AM PDT by Zakeet (Democrats haven't destroyed your freedoms ... you can still visit them at the Smithsonian)
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To: ConservativeDude

Cornyn is scared of us right now it sounds like, he doesn’t want to vote for the house bill at all.


25 posted on 09/23/2013 10:25:07 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: sickoflibs

Reid can’t remove defunding proceedures, he has to ADD funding.

As it stands they are not there. The can’t remove somethign that is not there, he has to add it. From what I understand that is very different process


26 posted on 09/23/2013 10:25:50 AM PDT by Mr. K (Lies, Damned Lies, Statistics, and then Democrat Talking Points.)
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To: Zakeet

the media reports were totally wrong? The ones that had direct quotes from him?


27 posted on 09/23/2013 10:26:08 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: Servant of the Cross; sickoflibs; cotton1706; Jim Robinson

Until every one of these nincompoop senators firmly declares that they will vote NO ON CLOTURE, we have no real idea where they stand.

That is the Cruz/Lee strategy, and at the petition website it says they must vote that way on cloture, to deny Harry Reid the ability to change the CR with only 51 votes. They must make it clear by refusing to invoke cloture that they won’t allow Reid to proceed short of 60 votes to do so.

Go to the website

http://www.dontfundobamacare.com

if anyone is confused.

Cornyn must vote no on cloture or else this is a trick!


28 posted on 09/23/2013 10:27:20 AM PDT by txrangerette ("...hold to the truth; speak without fear." (Glenn Beck))
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To: GeronL

See post #28. It’s all about voting no on cloture. Every Republican must do that. If they don’t, they are merely trying to trick us.


29 posted on 09/23/2013 10:28:39 AM PDT by txrangerette ("...hold to the truth; speak without fear." (Glenn Beck))
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To: gspurlock
He already has a primary challenger, Dwayne Stovall.

If Cornyn votes to defund Obamacare and doesn't do anything stupid, I don't expect him to face a serious primary challenge.

30 posted on 09/23/2013 10:28:46 AM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: GeronL

The media reports were totally wrong? The ones that had direct quotes from him?

Considering the generally high standards of their profession ... I'd say that it's entirely possible.

31 posted on 09/23/2013 10:31:08 AM PDT by Zakeet (Democrats haven't destroyed your freedoms ... you can still visit them at the Smithsonian)
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To: justlurking

He already has a primary challenger:
http://www.texansforstovall.com/


32 posted on 09/23/2013 10:32:14 AM PDT by LTC.Ret (You'd think I would know better than to volunteer!!! www.sendmetocongress.us)
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To: Zakeet

Well, you got me there. lol.


33 posted on 09/23/2013 10:32:44 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: txrangerette

bump


34 posted on 09/23/2013 10:32:57 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: Jim Robinson
Too little, too late. I'm still going to try to get Cornyn primaried.

/johnny

35 posted on 09/23/2013 10:33:01 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: txrangerette; Servant of the Cross; cotton1706; Mr. K
RE :”Until every one of these nincompoop senators firmly declares that they will vote NO ON CLOTURE, we have no real idea where they stand.”

That is what I was getting at.

Having to kill the House CR to keep Reid from modifying it allows them to vote yes when it only takes 41 to stop it and vote NO when it takes 51 after saying what Cornyn is.

After that it goes to Bohner.

36 posted on 09/23/2013 10:33:32 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: My Favorite Headache

Don’t give any kudos to cornyn yet. Wait to see how he votes.

We have been tricked before by RINO-es.


37 posted on 09/23/2013 10:36:05 AM PDT by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (Learn three chords and you, too, can be a Rock Star!)
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To: Zakeet
I take in-coming calls at my office, so could only call Cornyn's line that allows you to leave a message.

The mailbox was full :)
38 posted on 09/23/2013 10:36:51 AM PDT by texas_mrs
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To: txrangerette

I’m sorry to be slow, but can you explain in more detail the whole cloture thing? I read the info at the link, but it still wasn’t very clear to me what voting NO on cloture actually does. I’m not an expert on all the tricky procedures.


39 posted on 09/23/2013 10:38:45 AM PDT by boxlunch (Psalm 2)
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To: justlurking

If Cornyn doesn’t vote to defund Obamacare, he will face a primary challenge in his next election. And he will most likely lose.

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Dec. 9, 2013 is the filing deadline for a primary challenger to come forth. The Primary will be in March 2014 so anyone trying to put the money and organization together doesn’t have a long time to do so.


40 posted on 09/23/2013 10:41:42 AM PDT by deport
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To: Jim Robinson

McConnell will vote this way as well after he insures other RINO’s sellout the House. Corkhole from TN being one of these liberals.


41 posted on 09/23/2013 10:41:48 AM PDT by sarge83
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To: deport
Dec. 9, 2013 is the filing deadline for a primary challenger to come forth.

As others have posted: Cornyn already has a primary challenger.

But, I'll clarify: I meant a serious primary challenge. While I'm not a big fan of Cornyn, I don't think he has yet done anything that would put him at risk in the primary.

Voting for Obamacare (explicitly or implicitly) would certainly make him vulnerable.

There was an article posted earlier: the GOP's best endgame will be to hang the albatross of Obamacare around the neck of the Democrats. But, the GOP has to to be unified, or anyone who votes with the Democrats will join them.

I think the GOP will do well in the 2014 off-year elections, because it will be dominated by the people that are paying attention. But, I don't think the low-information voters will finally figure out what happened to them until they have to file their tax return for 2014 in April, 2015. And that will be the GOP's ace in the hole for the 2016 elections.

42 posted on 09/23/2013 10:51:32 AM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: Jim Robinson

Communicating with Cornyn about how the cow ate the cabbage seems to have given him second thoughts. That’s good.


43 posted on 09/23/2013 11:01:23 AM PDT by X-spurt (CRUZ missile - armed and ready.)
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To: JRandomFreeper
Cornyn was against Government Shutdown before he was for it.

Cornyn needs to primaries for sure!

44 posted on 09/23/2013 11:02:34 AM PDT by TexasCajun (Creepy-Ass Cracka -- Don't Call Me Cracker)
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To: gspurlock

Well, Dwayne better get his butt in gear! No one else here has heard of or from him.


45 posted on 09/23/2013 11:04:25 AM PDT by X-spurt (CRUZ missile - armed and ready.)
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To: justlurking

Cornyn will do what the rest will do with the exception of Cruz and Lee. They will all vote for cloture then vote no on the bill. And their communications staff will go to the voters and say, “they voted no.”

Why should this be any different? Once a coward, always a coward.


46 posted on 09/23/2013 11:19:42 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Make today a great day. Insult a liberal.)
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To: JRandomFreeper
I'm still going to try to get Cornyn primaried.

If you start a "Give Cornyn the Boot" ping list, please add me ;)

I don't trust Cornyn any farther than I could throw him.

47 posted on 09/23/2013 11:25:27 AM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: LTC.Ret

Thanks yall for showing us this guy!

The fact he is not some big college educated person who has been climbing up the political ladder, but is an articulate “one of us” and after watching him speak, tells me he might just have a chance. He damn sure has the right ideas!

With filing deadline coming up in December, he and we better get it in gear.


48 posted on 09/23/2013 11:26:50 AM PDT by X-spurt (CRUZ missile - armed and ready.)
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To: Jim Robinson
Didn't take long for him to change his mind did it?

Cornyn opposes government shutdown over defunding Obamacare (Texas)

49 posted on 09/23/2013 11:29:48 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: My Favorite Headache

he will support the house bill.. that means he will vote for cloture to move to pass it - which is bad because it will just be gutted. Filibustering the bill is the only way to pass the bill....

Our own highly informed FRiends below don’t even understand it, and we expect independents and a majority of americans not to blame the Pubs for any future shutdown.. good luck.


50 posted on 09/23/2013 11:30:39 AM PDT by HenryArmitage (it was not meant that we should voyage far.)
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