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C. Stewart Verdery Quoted in Politico on McConnell’s China Bill Threat

He “rarely marches out on a limb without measuring how strong it is,” Monument Advocacy’s Stewart Verdery said of the GOP leader. “We’ve generally thought that Republicans might try to drag this out to deny the Democrats that win anyway, before the election.”

“So I think McConnell is really just saying out loud, what everyone has been talking about privately that, you know, the stars have to align really neatly for this bill to get accomplished when there’s no deadline” such as an expiring program or urgent humanitarian crisis, he added, which put it at high risk for becoming a political football from the get go, despite bipartisan support.”

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