Democrat Hammered for Shutdown “False” Statement – And the GOP Quickly Sets the Record Straight
As the country barreled toward a shutdown over the weekend, Republicans in the House had to deal with false accusations from Democrats to keep the federal government open. The country was just hours away from not having a budget to operate as Democrats kept up their political shenanigans.
The Democrats’ display of delay tactics and false accusations was on full display Saturday. Chief among them was Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) who took to the floor of the House and social media to boldly claim that Republicans were giving themselves more money.
From Fox News:
“They amend the Senate bill to give themselves a pay raise,” DeLauro said. “A pay raise. It’s there. You can look at me, you can smile but what you did was you amended the Senate bill to give yourselves a pay raise.”
Republicans answered her claims on the floor by shouting her down, yelling “That’s false.” What she claimed happened was far from the truth, according to Republicans, and nothing more than a fictitious and desperate attempt to cause a government shutdown.
DeLauro continued her false claims by