3/21/13, "Mitch McConnell votes to fund ObamaCare," Erick Erickson, RedState.com, via Free Republic
"Hey, remember that awesome CPAC speech by Mitch McConnell?
one where Mitch McConnell said — and I quote —
“Obamacare should be
repealed root and branch. And we’re not backing down from this fight.”
the same speech where Mitch McConnell also said, “This law is a
disaster, and anybody who thinks we’ve moved beyond it is dead wrong.”
as I told you, Mitch McConnell excels at saying one thing and doing
another. Yesterday, Mitch McConnell voted to fund Obamacare.
Utah, he joined Orrin Hatch in doing so. Remember, just last year on the
campaign trail Orrin Hatch told you all how he was going to absolutely
fight to rid us of Obamacare at all costs. And he got a large portion of
the conservative movement to cheer him on as a result.
Yeah, that Orrin Hatch voted to fund Obamacare too.
now for the punchline — the majority of the Republicans in the Senate
voted against funding Obamacare. McConnell and Hatch were in the
minority of Republicans who chose to side with the Democrats and fund
Here is the full list of the Republicans who voted for
the Ted Cruz amendment to defund Obamacare, but then flipped their
votes to actually vote to fund Obamacare :
* Isakson (R-GA)
◾Wicker (R-MS)" via Free Republic
Ed. Note: I copied the RedState post from Free Republic rather than directly from RedState because for quite a long time RedState has had a very nasty pop-up.