Congressman Radel responds to government shutdowns
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - With just hours until the government shutdown, what is Congressman Trey Radel doing to avert the shutdown and keep the government up and running?
Late Saturday, Congressman Trey Radel was a part of the cohort that voted 231 to 192 in the house to pass a budget through December of this year.
The budget would effectively bypass the current looming shutdown showdown, but the budget calls for the delay of Obamacare, the President's signature health care law.
Senate leaders and the President have come out saying that any legislation that delays or defunds Obamacare will not be negotiated.
As expected, that bill died today when it was sent to the Senate for a vote.
So what is Congressman Radel doing now to avoid the shutdown?
He sent Fox 4 the following statement: