Another government shutdown isn’t going to happen next month — at least if you ask Republican leaders.
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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who’s facing a tough reelection challenge this fall, said turning the lights out in Washington is a “failed policy.”
“Remember me? I am the guy that gets us out of shutdowns,” he quipped to CNN.
And Speaker John Boehner and his leadership team are ruling out a repeat of last October when Texas Sen. Ted Cruz led a conservative rebellion and forced the government to close for two weeks in a bid to defund Obamacare.