Democrat Senator Blames GOP For His Own Party’s Antics After Health Care Bill Passes

Posted on Sat 05/06/2017 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~

Na na na na, na na na na, hey hey, goodbye!

Remember how the gloating Republicans rubbed in their May 4 health care bill passage in the House of Representatives by singing? Didn’t you just find that morally repugnant and un-American?

Oops! Wrong party. It was actually the Democrats in Congress who were singing. However, that didn’t stop a hilariously wrong California state senator from condemning the singing by the “GOP members of Congress.” And this wasn’t just some little known state senator. The laughably wrong politician is the California Senate Pro Tempore Kevin de León whom you can see below denouncing the singing GOP.

I find it morally repugnant that GOP members of Congress starting singing on the Congressional floor of the House of Represenatives after the vote. They started singing, you know, goodbye to this issue, to Obamacare.  That’s un-American, that’s not who we are.

Well, it was actually Democrats singing, as you can see in this video.

Despite the fact that this funny error was committed by a very prominent California Democrat, you won’t find mention of it in the mainstream media.

However, The New York Times did feature Kevin de León in a very prominent way in a May 5 article. Of course, absolutely no mention of his notable blooper. Instead it was a paean to de León and other California Democrats that the author thinks have bright political futures due to President Trump:

Basking in the Trump spotlight this week is Kevin de León, the leader of the state Senate. Mr. de León took the lead in announcing ambitious legislation that would accelerate California’s drive to reduce carbon emissions, requiring the state to get 100 percent of its retail electricity from renewable resources by 2045.

Mr. de León, in an interview, was quick to point out that he has, since Election Day, been one of the leading critics of the new president. “I’ve always been strong on these issues regarding Trump,” he said. “It’s not as if I took advantage and became opportunistic and jumped in front of the parade in a New York minute to lead the resistance. Look at my record.”

That said, because of term limits, Mr. de León has to step down next year. Asked what the next step in his own political career is, he responded obliquely.

“I’ll let you know when I know,” he said.

But when you know, will you sing it?

P.J. Gladnick is a contributor at NewsBusters and is a freelance writer and creator of the DUmmie FUnnies blog.

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