Needham at IST press conference

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Thursday night, Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) attempted to blame Republicans for the partial government shutdown last October.   Heritage Action CEO Mike Needham reaffirmed Friday that the shutdown was driven in fact by President Obama’s attempts to protect Obamacare.  Needham said Mr. Obama’s “first and only priority is protecting his failing health care law.”

The Foundry reports:

Asked about Boehner’s comments, Needham told The Foundry:

“Leaders lead — they don’t blame their conference. Americans are learning every day why those legislators who had the courage to do everything they could to stop Obamacare before it took root in America were correct to do so.”

Read the full report here.

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