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McConnell: We Must Break Washington’s “Spending Addiction”

Dave M Wrote: Jan 06, 2013 3:28 PM
Another moronic post. The President is the Commander In Chief of the Armed Forces. He does not tell platoon commanders what to do but he is responsible for seeing to it that the Department of Defense USES those platoons to respond to attacks on US consulates. He is also responsible for seeing to it that the State Dep't- an executive branch organization- addresses the defense requirements of American Diplomatic posts. He did neither.

Early Sunday morning on ABC’s “This Week” Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell delivered a simple yet important message to President Obama and his Democratic colleagues on the Hill: It’s time to tackle spending:

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell says that "absolutely the tax issue is behind us" as a result of the "fiscal cliff" deal and that it's now time to focus solely on confronting what he calls "our spending addiction."

He says it shouldn't require a crisis for President Barack Obama and the Democratic majority in the Senate to address federal spending and the future of big entitlement programs...