Now that Senate Democrats are claiming to have enough votes to block a government funding bill, will Senator Joe Donnelly join his fellow obstructionists in shutting down the government? Here’s what he’s said so far:
This is a stark contrast in rhetoric for Donnelly from when Congress last dealt with a government shutdown. At the time, Donnelly called a government shutdown “embarrassing” and playing games with the economy. Donnelly’s hypocrisy over a government shutdown proves to Hoosiers once again that Donnelly is putting the interests of his party bosses in Washington and his own political survival over the interests of Hoosiers back home in Indiana.
For more on the Democrats’ hypocrisy over a government shutdown, please see the latest from RNC Research.
Budget and Spending Government Shutdown