Monday on Fox News Channel, Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) elaborated on his floor speech criticizing his U.S. Senate colleagues for not coming to an agreement on a coronavirus aid package.
Kennedy described the behavior from some as his colleagues as “acting like a-holes,” noting what Democrats are wanting to include in the legislation.
‘I think that they think that they have the Republicans over a barrel and the President, you know, reality calls and Congress is hanging up,” Kennedy said. “I meant what I said on the floor, Tucker. More charitable Americans are thinking to themselves, well, there’s some good Members of Congress, but we can’t figure out what they’re good for. Less charitable Americans are saying, you know, how did these morons make it through the birth canal?”
“I mean, people are losing their jobs,” he continued. “They’re losing their savings. They’re losing their 401 (k). We think we know how to get the economy back on its feet over the next 60 to 90 days until we can get control with the virus. And some of my colleagues, they’re acting like a-holes. I’m sorry, I’m not saying they mean to, but nonetheless, they’re killing it. They are just throwing in every special interest political want and not need thinking that they can ramp it through and that because we’re too scared to vote against, and it’s just wrong, man, it is just wrong.”
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