SC Senator Jim DeMint Denies He Said What He Said While Watching Himself Say It

Posted by | January 24, 2010 18:25 | Filed under: Top Stories

On “This Week,” South Carolina Senator Jim DeMint was played audio of him saying, “If we’re able to stop Obama on this, it will be his Waterloo; it will break him.”  Terry Moran asked him about it. (via Think Progress)

MORAN: So did you break him? And is that really how Americans want you to behave here in Washington, break the president? […]

DEMINT: I did not want this to be the President’s Waterloo. But pushing through a massive government take over of our health care system was certainly not a good idea. … We’ve been as Republicans pushing health care reform for years.

Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey pointed out that DeMint said exactly what he claimed he didn’t say.

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