Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) blasted the bill earlier today.
Here's an excerpt of McConnnell's remarks:
The DISCLOSE Act is not about reform. It is nothing more than Democrats sitting behind closed doors with special interest lobbyists choosing which favored groups they want to speak in the 2010 elections — all in an attempt to protect themselves from criticism of their government takeovers, record deficits and massive, unpaid-for expansions of the federal government into the lives of the American people.Click here for the rest of his speech.
In other words, a bill to shield themselves from average Americans exercising their First Amendment rights of freedom of speech.
Americans want us to focus on jobs, but by taking us off the small business bill and moving to this one, Democrats are proving the jobs they care about most are their own.
Think about it. Here we are in the middle of the worst recession in memory, and Democrat leaders decided to pull us off a bill that's meant to create jobs in an effort to pass this election-year ploy to hold onto their own.
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