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D.C. mayor Gray confronts Reid on Capitol
steps over shutdown’s impact on city

Washington Post, by Mike DeBonis and Ed O’Keefe

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 10/9/2013 5:42:04 PM

An unusual confrontation took place on the U.S. Capitol steps Wednesday when District Mayor Vincent C. Gray crashed a news conference held by Senate Democrats and asked Majority Leader Harry Reid to exempt the city from the ongoing shutdown. “Sir, we are not a department of the government,” Gray told Reid moments after the mayor concluded his own press event about 50 yards from where Reid held one. “We’re simply trying to be able to spend our own money.” “I’m on your side, don’t screw it up, okay? Don’t screw it up,” Reid (Nev.) told his fellow Democrat. The intraparty tension comes after

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 10/9/2013 7:11:33 PM     (No. 9558299)

"We´re simply trying to be able to spend our own money."

OK, Mr. Mayor, I see your problem right there. Using the word "our"...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 10/9/2013 7:17:05 PM     (No. 9558304)

Reid:“I’m on your side, don’t screw it up, okay? Don’t screw it up,” (ya heah me now, boy?)

Condescending.

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