August 5, 2010
New York Rep. Peter King (R) said if cops and firefighters die because of Congress’s inability to pass a 9/11 health bill, it’s the Democratic party’s fault.
King, appearing on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” seems to be re-litigating a week-old feud with Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.), who blamed Republicans for helping sink a bill that would’ve bolstered health benefits and other services for those injured on 9/11.
King sees it a bit differently. He pointed his finger at Democrats for requiring a 2/3 majority to pass the bill – King said it should’ve been passed with the standard 218.