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Republicans that Voted to Fund Obamacare Yesterday

March 22, 2013

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Erick Erickson (Diary) | March 21st, 2013 at 03:35 AM

Hey, remember that awesome CPAC speech by Mitch McConnell?

The one where Mitch McConnell said — and I quote — “Obamacare should be repealed root and branch. And we’re not backing down from this fight.”

And the same speech where Mitch McConnell also said, “This law is a disaster, and anybody who thinks we’ve moved beyond it is dead wrong.”

Well, as I told you, Mitch McConnell excels at saying one thing and doing another. Yesterday, Mitch McConnell voted to fund Obamacare.

Hey Utah, he joined Orrin Hatch in doing so. Remember, just last year on the campaign trail Orrin Hatch told you all how he was going to absolutely fight to rid us of Obamacare at all costs. And he got a large portion of the conservative movement to cheer him on as a result.

Yeah, that Orrin Hatch voted to fund Obamacare too.

And now for the punchline — the majority of the Republicans in the Senate voted against funding Obamacare. McConnell and Hatch were in the minority of Republicans who chose to side with the Democrats and fund Obamacare.

Here is the full list of the Republicans who voted for the Ted Cruz amendment to defund Obamacare, but then flipped their votes to actually vote to fund Obamacare:
■Alexander (R-TN)
■Barrasso (R-WY)
■Blunt (R-MO)
■Boozman (R-AR)
■Chambliss (R-GA)
■Coats (R-IN)
■Cochran (R-MS)
■Collins (R-ME)
■Corker (R-TN)
■Cornyn (R-TX)
■Hatch (R-UT)
■Hoeven (R-ND)
■Isakson (R-GA)
■Johanns (R-NE)
■McConnell (R-KY)
■Murkowski (R-AK)
■Sessions (R-AL)
■Shelby (R-AL)
■Thune (R-SD)
■Wicker (R-MS)

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