October 4, 2013

Inside Peek at Republican Shutdown Strategy via Hot Mic. {Video}

We always want to know what’s happening in politicians’ heads rather than what’s coming out of their mouths.

While this 40-second video clip isn’t necessarily ground-breaking, it’s become a viral, overnight sensation simply because Americans want to know what happens behind closed doors, you know, when everyone thinks the mic is off.

“I just did CNN and I just go over and over again ‘We’re willing to compromise. We’re willing to negotiate.’ I think… I don’t think they poll tested we won’t negotiate. I think it’s awful for [Democrats] to say that over and over again,” Paul said.

“Yeah, I do too and I, and I just came back from that two hour meeting with them and that, and that was basically the same view privately as it was publicly,” McConnell agreed.

Paul added, “I think if we keep saying, ‘We wanted to defund it. We fought for that and that we’re willing to compromise on this’, I think they can’t, we’re gonna, I think… well, I know we don’t want to be here, but we’re gonna win this, I think.”



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Ed: Bryonie Wise

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