Sen. McCaskill: Who Is Grover Norquist?
SEN. CLAIRE MCCASKILL (D-MISSOURI): I think aggressive means testing for people who can afford it makes sense as we look at long-term savings in the Medicare program. But hereâ€™s the thing. Bob and I both know, he and I are talking, I think we can get a deal through the Senate. The question is I feel almost sorry for John Boehner. There is incredible pressure on him from a base of his party that is unreasonable about this. And heâ€™s got to decide, is his speakership more important or is the country more important. And in some ways, he has got to deal with this base of the Republican Party who Grover Norquist represents, and, you know, everybodyâ€™s elevated Grover-- I mean, I met him for the first time this morning. Nice to meet him. But, you know, who is he? Why is he this guy that is-- has-- has captured so much attention in this? Letâ€™s talk about our country andâ€¦