WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor Friday regarding health care reform:
Well, it’s come down to a few wavering votes.
That’s what this year-long debate has come to: a handful of Democrats had been holding out to see the final bill.
Now we have it.
And anyone who was waiting to see what the final bill meant for government spending should vote no, because this bill spends even more.
Anyone waiting to see what the final bill meant for Medicare should vote no, because the Medicare cuts in this bill are even deeper than the Senate bill that Speaker Pelosi said Democrats didn’t want to vote on.
Anyone waiting to see what the final bill meant for taxes should vote no, because...