Mitch McConnell isn’t going to have another government shutdown on his watch.Right on, Mitch! You're not going to let the extremists in your own party cost this country another $24 billion, put hundreds of thousands of federal employees out of work, cause hardship for children, cancer patients, veterans and ... wait, what's that you say, Mitch?
The attendee said McConnell "said everything that needed to be said" to help tamp down growing concern among bundlers and donors over how the GOP continues to be paralyzed by anti-establishment members like Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Mike Lee (R-Utah). Neither lawmaker attended the event.Oh. Well. Whew. The bundlers and donors have been reassured.
So, how is McConnell going to ensure that the Ted Cruz wing of the party doesn't seize control again?
"He didn’t get into specifics about what they are doing and how they are going to do it ... "Glad he cleared that up. (And somewhere, Ted Cruz laughs and laughs and laughs ...)