His reasoning? Well, as much as hed love to kill the omnibus measure, Coburn just doesnt think its sound political strategy.
Id be leading the charge if I thought this would work, but it will not work, he said. Its a denial of reality mixed with a whole bunch of hype to promote groups and individuals who are saying, Im going to give you hope for something that we cant do.
Whaddya mean, something we cant do? Sure, the GOP-led House of Representatives has voted 40 times (yep, 40 times) to repeal the law. And yeah, their efforts have failed the same number of times. But you never know if No. 41 will be the charm.
Coburn isnt the only member of Oklahomas congressional delegation to throw cold water on the
MSNBC morning host Joe Scarborough asked Rep.
Tom Cole, R-Moore, last week if he thought the Republican push was a bit
like Confederate Maj. Gen. George Picketts ill-fated charge on
Gettysburg in the Civil War, a move that resulted in a bloodbath of
Cole didnt miss a beat: Pickett had a better chance.
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