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"Yeah, basically, I’m shutting the government down unless you dismantle your health care ... "
Kingston went on to say that while Obama "is proudly negotiating with the Iranians, he will not negotiate with the Republicans."
Lost in all this was any real discussion of the topic of the day. And that’s because the lifeboat legislative strategy isn’t a serious solution to the shutdown. But it is a revealing glimpse into how the world would look if Cruz’s conservatives ran it.
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