Washington, D.C. – In backing the Tea Party House Republican defund or shutdown gambit, Mike Fitzpatrick chose today to put our nation on a path to a government shutdown.
Rather than pursue a reasonable, bipartisan course, Mike Fitzpatrick has embraced Tea Party extremism with an approach that has been described by two conservative editorial pages as a “suicide squad” and “Kamikaze mission.” Even Mike Fitzpatrick's fellow Republicans recognize how perilous this defund-Obamacare-or-shut-down-
“With his vote, Mike Fitzpatrick officially joined the Tea Party Republican ‘suicide squad’ and moved our nation one step closer to a disastrous government shutdown,” said Andy Stone, Communications Director for House Majority PAC. “Instead of pursuing a reasonable path, Mike Fitzpatrick chose to throw down with the Tea Party to the detriment of his constituents in Pennsylvania.”
Mike Fitzpatrick is a top target of House Majority PAC, the Democratic super PAC focused on House races.