Sen Brown siding with his party once again...
posted at 12/19/2011 3:15 PM ESTOh wait...never mindSenator Scott Brown lashed out at his Republican brethren in the House today for holding up the Senate’s bipartisan stop-gap measure extending for two months a payroll tax holiday and jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed.The Massachusetts Republican called the House GOP’s opposition “irresponsible and wrong.”http://www.boston.com/Boston/politicalintelligence/2011/12/senator-scott-brown-blasts-house-republicans-for-balking-deal-extend-tax-holiday/G0wBvRWQHk8X28Pt0syD8M/index.html?p1=News_links
Re: Sen Brown siding with his party once again...
posted at 12/19/2011 3:24 PM ESTGood for him.
Except that this fight is between the chambers. All of the gop senators are on board with this proposal.
Scuttlebutt has it that Boehner has lost control of the tee partee wing of his majority. Credit the party with having more than one point-of-view. But admitting to the problem is the first step to recovery.
Meanwhile, Paul is stampeding toward victory in Iowa. Yowza.