"Both Republican and Democrats in leadership are trying to fool us again.
Every amendment and bill need 60 votes to pass, yet Reid has figured out a way to set up a vote that only needs 51 votes. ( more below )
Reid will need 6 Republicans to vote to shut down debate on the bill. If Republican Senators vote for cloture on this funding bill, they are voting with all the Democrats to fund ObamaCare, and we will lose.If Republicans don’t blink and block cloture on everything until Senate Majority Leader Reid promises that the rules will be followed and Reid will need 60 votes to shut down debate on his amendment to fully fund ObamaCare, our guys can win this.
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) have a plan. Fight Reid’s motion to strike the provision to defund ObamaCare and force 60 Senators to shut down debate on that proposition. If Republicans win that fight, then Reid has a take it or leave it proposition with the House Continuing Resolution that defunds ObamaCare.
The American people are not stupid and we are not going to believe that Republicans voting with the Democrats for cloture somehow want to defund Obamacare.
Read more: How John Boehner and Mitch McConnell are Funding Obamacare
By: RedState Insider | September 22nd, 2013
Don’t be fooled by this political theater going on in Washington, DC. The fix is in and both sides are trying to fund ObamaCare while saving face... "