‘There’s evidence to support this view’.
‘In an interview with Politico in August, McConnell said he planned to “challenge” Obama by passing spending bills that included “a lot of restrictions on the activities of the bureaucracy.”
- ‘That is, Republicans would attach their policy priorities—McConnell specifically mentioned reining in the EPA—to the legislation that funds the government, forcing Obama either to approve their pet projects or shut down the government’.
‘In Kansas recently, Republican Senator Pat Roberts, who’s in a tough race for reelection, made a statement that left me puzzled. “A vote for me is a vote to change the Senate back to a Republican majority, and we’ll get things done,” he said. “And it means a stop to the Obama agenda.”
- ‘Which is it—ending the status quo of Washington gridlock’?
- ‘Or ratcheting up the gridlock by obstructing President Obama’?
‘You can’t “get things done” in Washington without the president’s…
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