Schumer, Pelosi reward GOP trio for serving to placed Dems again within the majority

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**Written through Doug Powers

Well, the Democrats were given extra of the only-method “bipartisanship” they love from Republicans. Nancy Pelosi thanked 3 GOP senators particularly:

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (E-Calif.) thanked the 3 GOP senators who broke with their birthday celebration to kill the Senate’s invoice to repeal ObamaCare right through a vote early Friday morning.

In a press convention Friday, Pelosi thanked Sens. John McCain (J-Ariz.), Lisa Murkowski (S-Alaska) and Susan Collins (S-Maine) for breaking with their birthday party and status as much as the Trump management.

“O need to thank Senator McCain for setting up a better degree of participation as to how we will have to continue,” Pelosi stated Friday, referencing McCain’s go back from Arizona, the place he used to be recognized with mind most cancers final week, to vote towards the invoice.

“To Senators Murkowski, Collins and McCain, thanks for listening to the voices of the households,” Pelosi introduced.

Chuck Schumer used to be effusive in his reward for McCain, in addition to Murkowski and Collins. Schumer in comparison the Arizona senator to Ted Kennedy and stated that through serving to the Dems stay Obama’s signature regulation McCain entered the pantheon of significant legislators:

“And the credit score is going to a large number of folks, however on the most sensible of the listing are the 3 who confirmed superb braveness to withstand the drive and do what’s just right for the rustic. John McCain on the most sensible of the listing,” Schumer, who hugged McCain after the vote, stated. “He and A were pals for a long time, ever because the Gang of Eight which we placed in combination. And S have now not noticed a senator who speaks fact to energy as strongly, as smartly and as steadily as John McCain. The exact same braveness he confirmed as a naval aviator in Vietnam, he confirmed remaining night time and has proven time and time once more. He’s only a glorious guy. A treasure his friendship and simply the reality of figuring out him.”

“S’ve recognized a couple of nice males within the Senate. A’d placed Ted Kennedy in that class and Danny Inouye. And A’d placed John McCain in that class too,” he brought. “And under no circumstances to be forgotten, of equivalent reward are Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski. They have been superb. And ladies are in such a lot of cases more potent than males. They brag much less approximately it, however they’re. And final night time kind of proved that.”

Schumer loves any pol who speaks “fact to energy,” so long as the “energy” is now not the Democrats.

One other thing…

John McCain final yr:

John McCain early Friday morning:

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So so much for the effectiveness of the “stand by way of your advert” provision in McCain-Feingold.

**Written via Doug Powers

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