Joe Lieberman Could Back GOP Health Care Filibuster
Laffy goes so far as to call him “Traitor Joe.”
Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) said “that he’d back a GOP filibuster of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s health care reform bill,” Politico reports.
“His comments confirmed that Reid is short of the 60 votes needed to advance the bill out of the Senate, even after Reid included the opt-out provision. Several other moderate Democrats expressed skepticism at the proposal as well, but most of the wavering Democratic senators did not go as far as Lieberman Tuesday, saying they were waiting to see the details.”
Said Lieberman: “I’ve told Sen. Reid that if the bill stays as it is now I will vote against cloture.”
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