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Biden: McConnell decided to withhold ALL cooperation even BEFORE we took office – Democratic Underground August 10, 2012

Posted by sandyclaus in Politics.
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Biden says that during the transition, he was warned not to expect any cooperation on many votes. “I spoke to seven different Republican Senators, who said, `Joe, I’m not going to be able to help you on anything,’ he recalls. His informants said McConnell had demanded unified resistance. “The way it was characterized to me was: `For the next two years, we can’t let you succeed in anything. That’s our ticket to coming back,’” Biden says.

The vice president says he hasn’t even told Obama who his sources were, but Bob Bennett of Utah and Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania both confirmed they had conversations with Biden along these lines.

via Biden: McConnell decided to withhold ALL cooperation even BEFORE we took office – Democratic Underground.

 

<<Sandy Note:  Wow, we all knew it, but I’m amazed they said it. Politics before country there…>>

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