The Washington Examiner reports that an effort by Sens. Ted Cruz and Mike Lee to hold up a continuing resolution to fund the U.S. government until there is an up or down vote on a budget amendment to defund Obamacare is gaining support from other republican senators. According to Byron York of the Washington Examiner, Sens. Marco Rubio and James Inhofe have joined Cruz and Lee, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Friday that he “looks forward to supporting” the amendment.
Senator Rand Paul’s filibuster this week has sparked a tea party revival. Sens. Ted Cruz and Mike Lee, who joined the filibuster, have proven they are the future of the Republican Party. Obviously, Sens. John McCain and Lindsay Graham were too busy dining with President Obama to get the memo!