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Barr Blames President for Shutdown


Republican Congressman Andy Barr is blaming President Obama and the Democratic leadership in the Senate for the partial government shutdown that took effect today. The Lexington lawmaker claims the GOP-controlled House of Representatives has done all it can to keep the government operating…

President Obama has been steadfast in his opposition to any continuing resolution that strips funding for the Affordable Care Act. None of the Republican plans for ending the stalemate have included money for the ACA.