Talk radio host Sean Hannity ripped House GOP Leadership for its handling of the omnibus spending bill on Tuesday, saying “Republicans ought to be a different party” and that their failure to change the process by which the government was funded “is probably a preview of coming attractions”
Hannity began by stating, “as I understand it the GOP Whip, [Rep.] Steve Scalise (R-LA) has come under fire for supporting Obama’s executive amnesty via the omnibus bill.”
Cox Radio Reporter Jamie Dupree said that despite the concerns of certain members of the GOP, “I still think that the speaker and his people believe that they’ll have more than enough votes in the end, I bet you they get a bunch of Democratic votes to approve this plan.”
Hannity then accused House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) of “doing exactly what he accused [former Speaker] Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) of and that’s hiding the omnibus from the American people, from lawmakers and then they rush it to the floor, and they’re going to race out of town, and nobody will even know what’s in it because everyone will be paying attention to Christmas,” a point Dupree agreed with.
Hannity concluded that it was “far more disappointing” to see Republicans acting in such a manner because “Republicans ought to be a different party.” He then predicted “I think this is probably a preview of coming attractions, which is sad.”
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