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‘Senate Republicans Have Delivered Nothing,’ McConnell is ‘Politically Toxic’

(CNS News) Given the latest failure of the Republican-dominant Senate to repeal and replace Obamacare, the national grassroots organization ForAmerica, which has more than 9 million members, said that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) “is politically toxic to everything he touches, even his party’s signature campaign promise.”

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ForAmerica President David Bozell, in a statement, added, “Republican Leaders have been given all the leverage they need by voters, and yet Senate Republicans have delivered nothing – effectively ending its majority.”

In the Sept. 26 statement questioning the Senate GOP leadership, Bozell said, “This current Republican leadership team is responsible for one GOP failure after another to deliver on its promises.”

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“It is well established that Republicans spent close to eight years promising to do everything they could to get rid of Obamacare, if voters returned both chambers of Congress to the GOP, then the White House,” he said. “Now that Republicans control everything, each time an opportunity has risen for GOP leadership to stop Obamacare, they have failed.”

“Worse, McConnell’s preferred strategy of writing bills behind closed doors and forcing make-believe arbitrary deadlines, have failed, again, in spectacular fashion,” said Bozell

“Because of the lack of results, McConnell sits at an all-time low and politically toxic nine percent,” said Bozell. “There are serious concerns as to whether McConnell and his Leadership team can cut taxes, fight illegal immigration, or tackle any major issue facing our country.”

He continued, “Any current senator who wants to do right by his or her constituency must now seriously consider whether this leadership team can deliver on anything…”

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