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Ryan budget deal gets positive review
at closed-door Republican conference

The Hill [Washington, DC], by Erik Wasson & Russell Berman

Original Article

Posted By:Pluperfect, 12/11/2013 4:23:54 PM

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) won positive reviews from skeptical House Republicans on Wednesday morning for the budget deal he negotiated with Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), as senior lawmakers predicted a strong vote as early as Thursday. While some conservatives criticized the deal, lawmakers said there was little sign of the kind of revolt that has derailed Republican fiscal plans in the past. The House is likely to vote on the plan Thursday, and because party leaders expect significant support from Democrats, they are not sweating defections from the right flank. “We feel very good about where we are with our members,”

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Well, good news at last.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 12/11/2013 4:28:45 PM     (No. 9650007)

The republicans are a bunch of whining sissies and do not want a shutdown again. They`ll pass anything right now to avoid another showdown, but most importantly, they want to get home for Christmas, at all costs.

We are so screwed....

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Reply 2 - Posted by: The Advocate, 12/11/2013 4:30:42 PM     (No. 9650009)

Why is this good news?
Obamacare and its DEM supporters are all being exposed as socialist frauds.
Why is Ryan giving them cover?
What´s next with Ryan - Open Borders and Amnesty?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 12/11/2013 4:44:02 PM     (No. 9650031)

Did they close the conference to keep their putative base from finding out how badly they´d been sold out?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bradcro, 12/11/2013 5:03:13 PM     (No. 9650055)

Good News. Hopefully the nuts in the party won´t play into the demo´s hand and go for another shutdown. Keep the focus on Obamacare.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mermer, 12/11/2013 5:07:43 PM     (No. 9650060)

Good news. Pass it and keep the focus on Obamacare.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: TXknitter, 12/11/2013 5:09:34 PM     (No. 9650063)

Yes, every year it´s the same thing. Let´s hurry up and get "something" done, spin it into something it is not, act like its a victory for the GOP and go off for a nice Christmas vacation. Please listen to Mark Levin dissecting the good Congressman´s purposely confusing spin on his Monday show. Mark nailed Ryan as he tried to keep the conversation in the weeds so the peons could not understand the economic vocabulary. Thank you Mark for doing the job NONE of the media will do. Listen to this interview and the mask comes off this whole pathetic deal.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: DCGIRL, 12/11/2013 5:13:25 PM     (No. 9650065)

Ryan is not a republican. He is a democrat pretending to be conservative. This man needs to go.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Foggybottom, 12/11/2013 5:14:11 PM     (No. 9650066)

More direct evidence the GOP has lost its way. It will be remembered come election time.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bradcro, 12/11/2013 5:14:55 PM     (No. 9650068)

from the WALL ST JOURNAL editorial today (posted a few articled down" "GOP disunity gives more leverage for Democrats to resist bigger reforms"


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Reply 10 - Posted by: kanphil, 12/11/2013 6:11:32 PM     (No. 9650111)

There is a worm or two on this thread. I am one of those "nuts in the party" who would rather have no deal than to have a bad deal. Republicans did not shut down the government. The recent partial shutdown was caused by the Democrats, not the Republicans. Those who doubt it should get off their lazy backsides and check it. There are no cuts in this "budget deal". With this deal the deficit will be larger next year. It gets us absolutely nothing except closer to failure. REAL CUTS must be done, not just nibbling around the edges.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: stablemoney, 12/11/2013 6:33:22 PM     (No. 9650138)

The GOP always gives in, and when they get into office, maintain the status quo. When the democrats get into office, they pass more socialist legislation, make it the status quo, and now we are socialist, and the GOP has stood for nothing.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Coy860, 12/11/2013 6:42:44 PM     (No. 9650147)

#4. I expect my elected officials to be able to walk and chew gum at the same time.
Keep focus on Obamacare? Republicans have been hiding under their desks, HOW much focus have they applied to date?
This "deal" aka sell out increases spending right away and spreads out peanuts in cuts over 10 years..which means they will not happen. Luci moves the football yet again.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Rafter, 12/11/2013 7:11:46 PM     (No. 9650174)

This is kicking the can down the road.
Sometimes you lose a battle in order to win the war.

With no shutdown looming, the MSM will have to keep covering the O-BomberKommieKare
disaster for what it is, and later in 2014, cover the Benghazi hearings bombshells.

We have O-Bomber on the run at the moment.
The idea is to keep his poll numbers dropping.
Once the GOP wins the House and Senate in the 2014 midterms, O-Bomber will be over a barrel.
Then real cuts and reforms can be made.
And the MSM won´t be able to save him, after the GOP takes both chambers.

The MSM is the propaganda branch of the DimWitz Party.
This budget agreement will shut down part of their plans to sabotage the GOP for the 2014 midterms.
The MSM has had the rug pulled out from under them.

Enjoy it while you can. It´s a gift.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: judy, 12/11/2013 7:24:28 PM     (No. 9650185)

If it was so great why was it closed -door? Repubs are losing their base, big time. Everyone is totally disgusted with the liberal republican party. They have a great chance to be real leaders of reform & they´re turning into babies. But you do have to admit they are now media darlings.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: dwa, 12/11/2013 9:27:03 PM     (No. 9650296)

The Speaker said the groups were not interesting in enacting conservative principles but in raising money…", Seems to me Boehner is describing himself and the establishment Repubs, not those "evil outside groups".

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