McCain Sides With Dems On Budget Debate

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Senator John McCain criticized fellow Republicans this week, saying that GOP objections to moving forward with a budget — even one that increases the debt ceiling — could encumber future Republican initiatives.

McCain told Senators that if Republicans require conditions before moving forward with the budget deliberations, nothing prevents similar action on future bills like the farm bill currently on the floor or immigration legislation later in the year.

“If we agree that a small number of senators could basically change the way the Senate does business, it could have serious ramifications in the future,” McCain said.

“If we continue to block things like this and block what is the regular order, than the majority will be tempted to change the rules of the Senate,” McCain added. “That would be the most disastrous outcome anyone could imagine.”

Sam Rolley

Sam Rolley began a career in journalism working for a small town newspaper while seeking a B.A. in English. After covering community news and politics, Rolley took a position at Personal Liberty Media Group where could better hone his focus on his true passions: national politics and liberty issues. In his daily columns and reports, Rolley works to help readers understand which lies are perpetuated by the mainstream media and to stay on top of issues ignored by more conventional media outlets.

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  • Jana

    Well of course McCain would side with the Democrats on the budget. Actually he sides with the Democrats on a lot of things. He should have run as a Democrat, not a Republican as that is what he really is. He needs to be put out to pasture. He is too old for this job.

    • Sean Bell

      Anyone that the RNC calls friend would be described similarly. Every single one of the disgusting, civil liberty-trampling, laws passed in the last 15-20 years, whether done with acclaim or like rats in the night, was done with a treasonous, unanimous, bi-partisan support. The GOP gleefully gave Obama the right to quiet with extreme prejudice. They are either the stupidest SOBs on the face of the Earth, or else, they are in on it themselves. They are truly stupid, but I don’t find them that exceptional.