Chaffetz won’t rule out future shutdowns


thehill.com – Scott Wong

Rep. Jason Chaffetz on Monday said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is “flat-out wrong” for pledging that there would be no government shutdowns under his watch.

The Utah Republican said the conservative base is frustrated with GOP leaders in Washington for not taking a tougher stand against things such as ObamaCare and Planned Parenthood funding.

“No, no. He’s absolutely flat-out wrong,” Chaffetz told reporters on Monday when asked if he would make the same no-shutdown promise as McConnell. “If he wants to say that for his body great. I’m not giving up on anything there.

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