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Politico: Breakfast with Blunt

July 24th, 2008 by mopns · No Comments

From Politico.com:

House Minority Whip Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) shared eggs and bacon with the MSM at the Christian Science Monitor breakfast this morning (though he barely touched his plate). Prompted by reporters, he riffed on Missouri’s role in the presidential race and relations between House Republicans and the president as well as between the caucus and Sen. John McCain of Arizona, the party’s presumptive presidential nominee.

Asked if McCain was trying to run away from congressional Republicans, he turned the question around in an implicit concession. “We’re not running away from him,” he said to laughter around the table. He added later, “There’s a lot of fondness for him among House members,” citing McCain’s efforts, particularly in the days leading up to the 2000 election, on the stump for House Republicans. Read more…

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