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BREAKING: Washington DC At War: Government Shutdown Looms Again....
Bond, James Bond
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09-18-2013 08:17 PM

 



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BREAKING: Washington DC At War: Government Shutdown Looms Again....
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GOP goes all-in on ‘de-fund ObamaCare,’ as shutdown looms


House Speaker John Boehner, in an abrupt turnaround, plans to let Tea Party lawmakers have a vote on de-funding ObamaCare as part of a politically risky strategy which Democrats warn could result in a government shutdown.

GOP leaders unveiled their plan to members on Wednesday morning, teeing up a vote for Friday -- the proposed bill would tie the vote to de-fund the health care law to a vote on a stopgap spending bill. Current funding for the government is set to expire at the end of the month, and lawmakers must approve the stopgap bill in order to keep Washington open; conservatives see this as leverage to force a suspension of ObamaCare.

"The law's a trainwreck," Boehner said of the Affordable Care Act. "It's time to protect American families from this unworkable law."

Effectively, Boehner and his deputies have backed off a compromise approach they earlier tried to sell to rank-and-file conservatives. Under that plan, the House would have sent two bills to the Senate -- one to de-fund ObamaCare, the other to fund the government. The Senate, then, would have been able to easily bypass the ObamaCare bill and send the spending measure straight to the White House, in turn averting a government shutdown.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/09/...z2fGm0ZMRW
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09-18-2013 08:23 PM

 



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Good
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DON VITO
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09-18-2013 08:25 PM

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09-18-2013 08:27 PM

 



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They can start by shutting down the NSA and the IRS. That would be swell.
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09-18-2013 08:28 PM

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mess with the Bull, get the messchuckle

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09-18-2013 08:31 PM

 



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BREAKING: Washington DC At War: Government Shutdown Looms Again....
It won't shut down (even though it needs to).

Both sides will act like petulant five year olds in the media, then suck each other in a back room somewhere, all while getting the natives restless.
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