A conservative Senate GOP aide told me McConnell caved under pressure from the White House and Democrats. "They are going to roll over conservatives. They scheduled debate time and a vote for next week knowing full well that Jeff Sessions would be out of town."
My source said the fact that McConnell would agree to such an arrangement means that he's willing to disregard the interests of his own caucus to appease Sen. Teddy Kennedy (D.-Mass.) and other amnesty supporters. It also suggests the bill's supporters will do almost anything to ram it through even though just 20% of Americans want it.
Friday, June 15, 2007
Heritage Foundation's Robert Bluey Slams McConnell/Kennedy Amnesty Bill
I would love to see a primary poll right now, because Larry Forgy is about to blow McConnell out of the race. Robert Bluey said said it best in his RedState column, the Louisville liberal is simply rolling over for Teddy Kennedy: