But it’s NOT Republican Obstructionism – ‘McConnell: Reid will be ‘worst’ Senate leader ever if he goes nuclear’
‘Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) declared Thursday that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) would be remembered as the “worst leader of the Senate” in history if he uses the “nuclear option.”
@ : http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/senate/310547-mcconnell-reid-will-be-remembered-as-the-worst-leader-of-the-senate
‘McConnell Sings Very Different Tune On Nuclear Option Than In 2005’
‘After Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) warned Tuesday that going nuclear on filibuster reform for nominations would lead to the end of the 60-vote threshold for all matters, Democrats quickly pointed out that McConnell had supported a similar proposal during the 2005 filibuster battles’.
@ : http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2013/06/mcconnell-filibuster-nuclear-option-2005.php
‘McConnell Warns Reid: Change Senate Rules, GOP Will Use YOUR New Rules On Everything When We Take Majority’
“There not a doubt in my mind that if the majority breaks the rules of the Senate to change the rules of the Senate with regard tonominations, the next majority will do it for everything,” McConnell said on the floor’.
@ : http://beforeitsnews.com/opinion-conservative/2013/06/mcconnell-warns-reid-change-senate-rules-gop-will-use-your-new-rules-on-everything-when-we-take-majority-2666430.html
And then of course there was this from the great Mitch McConnell…..
‘Mitch McConnell’s amazing filibuster of his own bill’
‘On Thursday, when Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) filibustered a bill he had introduced only hours earlier’.
@ : http://theweek.com/article/index/237508/mitch-mcconnells-amazing-filibuster-of-his-own-bill