“I think it was absolutely a mistake for President Obama and Harry Reid to force a government shutdown,” he replied, after Karl asked him if he would admit that the tactic was a mistake.
"But I mean, but c'mon, we're a couple of months away from this." Karl responded in disbelief. "The only reason this happened because you insisted -- Republicans insisted -- that Obamacare be defunded as a condition of funding the government. If you took that away that insistence, there would be no shutdown. I mean really."
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