King: House GOP on ‘kamikaze’ mission

October 7, 2013

House Republicans are on a “kamikaze” crusade, led by a “suicide caucus” within the GOP, to extend the shutdown and force a White House showdown over the debt ceiling, Rep. Pete King (R-N.Y.) said Sunday.

“Don’t take the dramatic step of shutting down the government unless you have a real strategy, and a chance of working,” King said.

“This never had a chance to work . . . and people are still out of work, and the government is still shut down,” King said during an interview on “Fox News Sunday.”

King has been one of the few GOP voices in the House to opposed the party’s efforts to leverage the shutdown as a means of drawing concessions from the White House on ObamaCare.

“I don’t want to continue to be a facilitator for both a disastrous process and plan,” King told reporters shortly before the shutdown.

2 Comments - what are your thoughts?

  • TheRowan says:

    It is unfortunate that Rep. King has turned out to be such a milksop. What this country needs is Representatives and Senators who are willing to have some spine and turn this country back to a course of sanity.

  • Jack Parker says:

    King is a RINO, Obama suck-up. Anything he says is the opposite of the truth. I will be absolutely amazed if he survives the next election.

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