"He made it clear that he will do everything in his power to fight against this threat.""Kaine highlighted the thousands of federal employees in Virginia and countless other people across the Commonwealth who would, directly and indirectly, be harmed by a federal government shutdown."
“Tim Kaine has decided to put a partisan power play — demanded by his far-left liberal base — ahead of hard working Virginians. Just a few months ago Tim Kaine was prepared to go to the mattresses to fight a shutdown. Today he said he won’t vote to prevent a shutdown. The paychecks of tens of thousands of Virginians shouldn’t be a political football. ” — Garren Shipley, RNC spokesman
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