Get ready for the blame game
“Mean, mean, mean.”
“If I vote for this healthcare bill, it will be the end of my career.”
“We’re very close.”
“They’d vote no against the Ten Commandments if it came up for a vote.”
“Clearly you’re not ready.”
Deus ex machina.
The hard sell.
“Stay in this effort.”
“He has unique capacities; I wouldn’t want to be the one he tests them out on.”
Price: Have to “fix a system that’s not working.”
What could go wrong?
“It should be repealed and replaced, and all of that should be done in the 115th Congress.”
“The power of the purse rests within the legislative branch and we fully expect that we’re going to exercise that power.”
“It will be a cold day in hell before I help you again when you ask!”
“I think we need to invite him in and have him expand on what he meant.”
Issa: Freedom Caucus would support Ryan.
“[This caucus] has thwarted vital conservative policy objectives and unwittingly become Nancy Pelosi’s tactical ally.”
“My point was simply this: This threat is real.”
“in a legal proceeding words have actual meanings”