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Rick Weiland on Budget & Economy

 


Federal shutdown is more than wrong; it is shameful

SD Senate candidate Rick Weiland said his vehement opposition to the shutdown of the Federal government and Mike Rounds cheerleading in favor of that shutdown and threat to default on the nation's debt is and will remain the number one issue in their campaign for US Senate.

Weiland, who has called the shutdown a sellout to an extremist Republican minority that is representative of neither the American public, nor even the Republican Party, said Rounds should be ashamed of his support for the most irresponsible political position taken by a major party in the last 50 years. "This is pandering to extremism in its crudest form. Mike Rounds believes in his heart the shutdown blackmail game of the extreme right is wrong. We need to re-open the government and pass the Farm Bill." Weiland added. "It is a disgrace that Republicans are playing politics with Head Start programs and the Social Security benefits that our seniors depend on. It's more than wrong, it is shameful," Weiland continued.

Source: AdWatch: Weiland campaign email: 2014 Oklahoma Senate debate , Oct 15, 2013

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