Thursday, October 10, 2013

Dingy Harry Reid to DC Mayor concerned about shutdown funding: "Don't screw it up"

 D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray and D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton took Harry Reid to task for blocking a bill already passed in the House to allow D.C. to spend their own tax money during the shutdown. Harry Reid, Obama and Senate democrats don't want to pass any of the House separate spending bills. It interferes with their campaign to make the public feel the pain of the shutdown. I think we can assume this is what dingy Harry was referring to when he said, "Don't screw it up..."

Via NBC Washington:
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid scolded D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray on the steps of the U.S. Capitol Wednesday after Gray crashed a Senate press conference as part of his campaign against the federal government shutdown.
"I'm on your side," snapped Reid (D-Nev.), to the D.C. mayor. "Don't screw it up, OK. I'm on your side."
Gray is calling on city residents to join him in speaking out against the federal government shutdown. He appeared Wednesday morning alongside D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton and Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) at a rally outside the Capitol, steps from the site of another event headlined by Reid.
After Gray's rally, the mayor went over to Reid's press conference and stood next to him, then tried to talk to him, demanding a vote to let D.C. spend its own money. That's when Reid gave him the terse response.

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