“If Democrats here in Washington would rather play political games and shut down the government than support our troops, defend our treasury, and respect our values, then I say, ‘Shut it down,’” he said.
“It’s time to take a stand. We need to say to liberals, ‘This far and no further,’” Pence told a tea party rally last week. “And if liberals in the Senate would rather play political games and force a government shutdown instead of accepting a modest down payment on fiscal discipline and reform, I say, ‘Shut it down.’”
Watch this video from ABC’s This Week, broadcast April 10, 2011.
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