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-- -- to back to Hannity the battle to defund obamacare is in full force last week senator Mike -- who's leading the charge sent a letter to senate majority leader Harry Reid informing him that.
He along with eleven other GOP senators will not vote for any legislation that would fund president Obama's health care overhaul.
And despite push back in claims that their efforts could result when government shut down while senator Lee and his colleagues are pushing forward wants us.
You know we always knew obamacare was going to be on -- -- week now also know that it's going to be unfair what I'm saying.
Is that if the president's not -- implement the law if the -- not ready for prime time congress shouldn't funded.
In 63 days -- continuing resolution expires.
That's what funds government right now I have publicly pledged along with senator Mike -- senator Marco Rubio a number of others.
That I will under no circumstances.
Support -- continuing resolution.
That funds even one penny of obamacare.
Not all Republicans -- on board and some say the effort could destroy the GOP one of those lawmakers senator Tom Coburn has come out strongly against charge.
Did you mean there's appropriate ways you -- shutting down the government.
You get your way home were not related.
A piece of legislation is -- political equivalent of throwing a temper tantrum.
And -- -- reaction radio talk shows they don't -- and democratic strategist -- -- is with us -- right Dana.
Reagan talked about no pale pastels bold color differences.
Should define the Republican Party.
Is this a Tea Party establishment battle in that sense.
I don't think so at all shot I -- not unless you include the majority of Americans who think that this is unworkable still to this -- and in the Wall Street Journal.
Released a poll just last week showing that Obama cares more popular now than it ever has been before it's simply unworkable right now is not ready for prime time so much so that hundreds of waivers had been issued a portion of it has been delayed until conveniently after the election that has nothing to do it Tea Party it has everything to do with the facts of the matter which is it's unworkable -- how do you explain this mysterious reluctance and resistance by some Republicans that.
-- -- They're absolutely terrified they're terrified of media reports and media narrative that for every single one of them a sad.
And instead of them not willing to fight back on the narrative that Democrats and mainstream media like to push that well.
This is just Republicans eager for a government shut down they should instead be asking -- why -- President Obama are just absolutely bent on making sure that he shutting -- down the pipeline.
When he get it's unworkable.
It's data we can't afford it it's unworkable it's not ready for prime time and we talk about compromises all the time shot can't we have a compromise right now until this is workable we don't we don't -- that.
-- The three biggest unions now including James Hoffa junior and others say it's not workable and as Dana points out the polls are against it.
Why not at least delay it from your perspective.
It's not -- this time because this is not how grownups to be -- in the house is Arnie noted forty times to repeal part or all of Obama -- There never they can vote on it a hundred times they can go to an all day long it's never gonna go anywhere because they don't have the votes for and they don't seem to realize.
That this is not how grownups behavior if you don't like government.
You don't have to serve and it.
But don't add that you know take a lot of that is very -- -- -- -- the law a Bill -- and and -- destroy government encouraged that -- you don't Beckett is still -- and why are -- not implementing it I mean after -- -- -- as an ally -- announcing -- yeah I think I know it's -- -- posting -- telling me that the business provision and Christie is going to be implemented fully on schedule as promised during the election because that's not what the president -- It's the -- -- I that in any in implement and there are plenty of sections of a lot that are being no I'm not talk right now any effect and there's an idea about the whole lot but why isn't seen him on the head.
-- and there are plenty of seats right now you can look and see what their rates are going to be.
And in making -- premiums up like 8000 worked there are plenty particularly blue -- and let me jump there when working with about a cure the rates are weighed down and weighed down by as much as fifty residents laughter.
-- you you -- government but constitutionally.
President doesn't spend a dime without the approval of congress all spending goes through congress.
So there -- any authority to fund every other aspect of government debt obligation Social Security Medicare.
Our military but defund obamacare they have the ability to do that.
-- And certainly try and making certain they can certainly tried to -- -- shot and that's exactly the point but what I'm saying is they seem to be really important half and not realizing that this is never going to be.
-- president then gonna shut down the government if it doesn't get his way.
Well I don't know I guess we're gonna have to see but again I think could be a pretty of course strategy for Republicans who know that they're gonna get the blame for if in fact that does happen Dana that -- One thing that.
I know the Republicans voted symbolically 35 times why don't they why the resistance and did vote for the real thing.
Yeah I mean that this thing on this is happening before I think it was what 2011 was one of the that that times that they voted for it passed through the house and then it ended up being discarded -- discussions with the president.
I AM in the bottom line is this to -- it can be done in the senate so long as Republicans are willing to stay on the same page but.
While we're talking about Republicans fighting amongst themselves over obamacare -- whether or not to defund -- you know we really should also examine how Democrats aren't even on the same page.
That this is workable Max Baucus who helped author this -- -- called -- -- train wreck Chuck Schumer said you know what obamacare does increase premiums Ron Wyden said the same thing so a number of Democrats are working overtime.
To distance themselves from that shot because they realize it's unworkable.
Hi guys good to see both thank you for us passionate discussion by the -- -- -- -- an apology.
Republican lawmaker from our introduction to the segment was actually congressman Tom Cole from all Oklahoma not.
-- so we wanted to correct the record we apologize in coming up next.
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