Limbaugh Grills Pence on Budget: ‘What Is the Point of Voting Republican?’

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Host to VP: ‘We’ve been told this for 15 years, we’ll get ‘em next time’

By Douglas Ernst – The Washington Times

Radio host Rush Limbaugh received a call from Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday, and he wasn’t shy about voicing his displeasure over the 2017 budget deal.

“The Rush Limbaugh Show” rarely has guests, but a $1.2 trillion federal spending deal made between Republicans and Democrats to avoid a government shutdown prompted an interview with Mr. Pence.

The theme of the exchange boiled down to one question: “If this is what happens, Mr. Vice President, why vote Republican?”

“What is the point of voting Republican if the Democrats are gonna continue to win practically 95 percent of their objectives, such as in this last budget deal?” the conservative host asked.

“Look, you’ve had Washington, D.C., that has been, you know, paralyzed by gridlock and partisan infighting for many years, and in this new president you have someone who was able to bring people together and make a $21 billion increase in defense spending at a time of great challenge for America’s interests around the world,” Mr. Pence replied.

Source: Fox News

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