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    Freshman Republican to Democrats: Present a budget or I’ll shut this place down

    Freshman Republican Ron Johnson, sent to Washington by the voters of Wisconsin, has issued a threat to Senate Democrats:

    Do the job you were sent here to do and present a budget or I’ll use arcane Senate rules to shut the place down.

    National Review reviews Johnson’s threat:

    “America is going bankrupt, and the Senate refuses to pass a budget,” Johnson said. “Unfortunately, this has become business as usual in Washington.” If fact, it’s been almost 800 days since the Senate has done so under Democratic leadership.

    As a freshman senator, Johnson said he was sent to Washington to reject “business as usual,” and that is exactly what he intends to do. “America is simply too precious to subject out financial future to Washington’s ‘business as usual,’” he said. “So unless we receive some assurance from the Democrat leadership that we will actually start addressing our budget out in the open, in the bright light of day — I will begin to object. I will begin to withhold my consent.”

    “The Senate needs to pass a budget. It shouldn’t be that difficult.”

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    The POTUS (BOOOO) is supposed to present a budget.

    I just can't wait till we have a real President.

    Just 569 Days, 14 Hours, 32 Minutes, 13 Seconds more my friends.



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    What you mean Ron Paul will be president?
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    Where's My Guy

    I guess I'll call Sen. Richard Burr of NC and ask why he's not doing more?
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