“I’d remind my colleagues that in the 2012 election, Obamacare…was a subject that was a major issue in the campaign. Well, the people spoke. They spoke, much to my dismay, but they spoke and they reelected the president of the United States.”
As far as inter-party jousting is concerned, it’s little surprise that Senator McCain, who labelled freshman Republican Senator Ted Cruz (as well as Sen. Rand Paul and Rep. Justin Amash) a “wacko bird” some months back, would take a dim view of Cruz’s filibuster-esque display yesterday. There’s also some evidence that he may not be alone in his dislike.