Senator Rob Portman has never been known for taking bold stances on important issues, or for bucking his party and standing up for what is right and just.
Today was no exception.
Despite constant pressure from his constituents in Ohio, Portman refused to disavow support for the super-secret, anti-Obamacare bill.
And when the Congressional Budget Office released a report saying the bill will cause 22 million Americans to lose their health coverage, Portman still refused to respond.
It wasn’t until everything went south for the GOP, and support for the bill finally got flushed down the crapper.
Earlier today Senate GOP leadership threw up their hands in defeat. And suddenly Portman had an opinion.
Here’s a tweet from the AP at 1:48 PM today breaking the news that the GOP can’t find enough votes to support their awful health care bill:
And here’s the tweet from Rob Portman, two hours and twelve minutes later, where he finally takes a stance on the bill:
Profiles In Courage?
Umm… yeah, not so much.