In Wednesday’s State of the Union Address, President Obama reminded us that “just saying no to everything may be good short-term politics, but it’s not leadership.” As Dana Milbank of The Washington Post tells us, the GOP issued their response the following day…
On Thursday, Republicans sent their answer.
The Senate took a vote on extending the federal debt ceiling — without which the United States would go into default. All 40 Republicans voted no.
The Senate took a vote on requiring Congress not to pass legislation that it can’t pay for. All 40 Republicans voted no.
The Senate took a final vote on passing the overall plan. Thirty-nine Republicans voted no. The 40th, Sen. Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.), skipped the vote.
The state of the union is . . . unchanged.
You can read his entire column here.