A new round of political brinkmanship, in which House Republicans are pushing to defund Obamacare via a must-pass temporary government funding bill, is seeing a bit of Republican infighting as the congressmen attempt to figure out their plan. The above comment reportedly came after Senator Ted Cruz suggested behind the scenes that he would not filibuster if the bill reached the Senate, where nothing defunding Obamacare will pass.

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