Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman spoke with Fox News’ Neil Cavuto on Tuesday and said that Scott Brown’s win in the Massachusetts’ special election to fill the seat left open by the late Edward M. Kennedy would send a strong message to Washington, and to the Democratic Party.
“The independents are speaking loudly around the country today and they’re telling us, one, to get together here in Washington,” he said. “The second thing really is to do something about the economy and move to the center and worry about things that [independents] are worried about.”
Asked by Cavuto if he would switch to the Republican Party if the GOP managed to take over the Senate in this year’s elections, Lieberman didn’t rule the possibility out, saying that he has “no idea.”
“That’s a big hypothetical a long way from now,” he said. “I was elected as an Independent but I remained a registered Democrat, so I’m with the Democratic Caucus.”
Lieberman also said that the close election polls in Massachusetts demonstrated that Americans are “skeptical about this health care bill,” a bill that Lieberman declared his support for just last month after a bitter feud over the public option that led to its removal from the final Senate bill.
Cavuto asked Lieberman about the possibility that GOP Senator George Voinovich (R-Ohio) might cast his vote on the bill with the Democrats, and Lieberman responded that it was unlikely, adding he would be “shocked” if the retiring Republican “votes for health care reform anywhere near where it is now.”
“I think we’re at a point where there are not — there’s not a single Republican who really will vote for this bill as it is now or as it was moving to be in the conference committee,” Lieberman said.
Democratic Senator Evan Bayh echoed Lieberman’s sentiments yesterday, telling ABC News, “The only we are able to govern successfully in this country is by liberals and progressives making common cause with independents and moderates. Whenever you have just the furthest left elements of the Dem party attempting to impose their will on the rest of the country — that’s not going to work too well.”
This video is from Fox News’ America’s Election Headquarters, broadcast Jan. 19, 2010.
Fake Village People appear on SNL to tell Trump to stop using their music or they’ll shave Ivanka’s head
The fake Village People made a surprise appearance on "Saturday Night Live" to tell President Donald Trump to stop using their music at his rallies or they'll shave Ivanka Trump's head.
"If you have been watching the Trump rallies, you probably noticed Trump dancing to The Village People," said Colin Jost during the Weekend Update segment. "If you haven't, let's take a look."
He explained that the Village People had their own special message for the president. The group of SNL cast members came out dressed in traditional Village People outfits and sang their cease and desist for the president.
SNL does campaign ad asking what they’ll do without Trump to trash — then they have a revelation
"What is the news even going to be about now?" the Saturday Night Life cast joked, saying that without President Donald Trump.
The fake ad began saying that everyone knows it could be the most important election of our lives.
"And the two choices couldn't be more different," the ad continues. "Do we want four more years of Donald Trump or a fresh start with Joe Biden? Can we survive four more years of scandal, name-calling, and racial division? Or do we want a leader who unites the country? I want to vote for Biden because he's better, smarter. better and better."
But, the cast members confessed, "I'm worried, because if Donald Trump isn't president -- when what are they going to talk about? Like, what would our conversations even be? Because the only thing I talked about for four years is Donald Trump. Every single day I tell someone, 'Can you believe what Trump just said?' My entire personality is hating Donald Trump. If he's gone, what am I supposed to do? Focus on my kids again? No thanks. He changed the game. He called the attorney general he appointed mentally retarded. That's some next-level sh*t!"
Saturday Night Live’s Trump claims his secret COVID-19 plan is ‘under audit just like my taxes’
"Saturday Night Live" began this week's show with a recap of the presidential debate showing President Donald Trump confusing Kirsten Welker with Hoda Kotb, Mindy Lahiri, and at one point, even a waitress.
Alec Baldwin explained that the coronavirus loved him so much that it didn't want to leave his body because it was so beautiful.
He also explained that he couldn't share his coronavirus plan because it was still under audit like his taxes.
Jim Cary toned down his portrayal of Joe Biden from last week's over-the-top yell-fest.
"Learning to live with it? We're learning to die with it, man!" said the fake Biden, quoting the real Biden, but with a glint of Clint Eastwood.