Skip to comments.Dems Block McConnell Bid to Call Vote on Obama Jobs Bill
Posted on 10/04/2011 2:23:46 PM PDT by Nachum
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, in an attempt to pluck an arrow out of President Obama's rhetorical quiver, tried to get the Senate to vote on the president's $447 billion jobs bill Tuesday -- presumably to test whether Democrats have the votes to pass it.
But while Obama repeatedly has called on Congress to pass the bill right away, Democratic Leader Harry Reid shot down the effort, accusing McConnell of pulling a political stunt.
"I am disappointed that he would play games with this important legislation," Reid said, pledging to take up the bill later on in the session.
The back-and-forth marked the latest bout of br
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Wow. What a joke the Dems are. This of course will be headline news on the alphabet channels tonight. Dems block vote on Dem Presidents Bill that the Dem president says will create jobs.
The Democrats are Spineless Weasels.
0bama goes around accusing the GOP of obstructing his “Glorious Jobs Bill” and its the Dems who refuse to vote on it.
You just can’t make this stuff up...
Why, of course “Dems obstruct Obama’ Jobs Bill” will lead on all MSM networks, right?
LOL! Enough of those Senate Democrats are up for reelection, and they don’t want to be out on their tuchuses looking for real jobs in the Obama recession.
this is exactly the garbage Americans are tired of. B.S., politics. The Dems are more worried about their jobs than they are about the American People. Now, that said, I don’t want this bill passed, as a Conservative, but, if the Dems are saying they don’t want to have to run for re-election in a year they vote to raise taxes, that’s a pretty good indication that raising taxes is not what the electorate wants. Hint, Hint obama.
LOL. Why not hold a vote, Senator Reid? Wouldn't be because the Democrats don't want to go on record, eh?
But . . . but . . . but . . . Obameister sayd it's all the 'PUBBIES blocking his jobs bill vote!!!!
(With all this conflicting information, who's a lemming s'posed to believe???)
I guess they don’t love Obama
You can’t make up this level of bats*** crazy.
Has Obama’s bill hit the House Floor yet?
I don’t think there ever WAS a ‘Jobs Bill’. Hehehehehe!
>>I dont think there ever WAS a Jobs Bill.
Everything Congress does is a Jobs Bill. If you have a JOB, you are getting the BILL.
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Usually you have to work to expose this kind of duplicity.
He can't. That dog wont hunt as the 2012 elections are going to display.
How many days now that the dim Senate hasn’t passed a budget?