“This could actually pass and the fact of the matter is that we need some folks in the Senate to help us help them. You’re going to probably see some folks take to the floor, possibly filibuster,” said Crawford.
Crawford said it’s wrong to characterize a shutdown as the fault of Republicans, “That question is something that needs to be directed to Harry Reid and the President. Essentially the ball is in their court. Are they going to stand on ideological ground like they’re accusing us of doing?”
For constituents urging a government shutdown over the health care law, he warned that it would doubly backfire by hurting local residents like the workers at nearby Tinker Air Force Base, and by heaping blame on Republicans. A party controlling neither the White House nor the Senate, he said, lacks the power to reverse a White House incumbent’s foremost domestic achievement, no matter how often the House votes to do so.
“It’s awfully hard to repeal Obamacare when a guy named Obama is president of the United States,” he said. “We’re in a position to stop a lot of what he wants to do. We’re not in a position to undo.”
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