Campaign 2010

Feb 05, 2009

Van Hollenís Statement on NRCC Chair Sessionsí Remark Comparing House Republicans to the Taliban

DCCC Chairman Chris Van Hollen released the following statement today on NRCC Chair Pete Sessions' (R-TX) remark comparing House Republican tactics during the economic recovery bill debate to the tactics of the Taliban.

 

"NRCC Chairman Pete Sessions' remark comparing his own party's tactics during the economic recovery debate to those of a terrorist group in Afghanistan is truly shocking.

 

"While House Republican leaders profess to seek bipartisanship, they are comparing their tactics to the violent tactics used by the Taliban insurgency.

 

"NRCC Chairman Sessions should put partisanship aside and join our fight to urgently turn our economy around and get Americans working again."

 

An excerpt of Congressman Sessions' remarks can be seen at:

http://hotlineoncall.nationaljournal.com/archives/2009/02/sessions_gop_in.php   

 

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