Reid’s Office: There Is No Understanding With Lieberman, But We Hope To Get His Health Care Vote

November 3, 2009 5:29 am

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s office is denying reports of any understanding with Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT), that Lieberman would vote for cloture on health care.

Reid spokesman Jim Manley told us: “There is no such understanding. We hope to have his vote in the end but we are not there yet.”

A leadership aide also told us: “Senator Reid is speaking with Senator Lieberman and all members of his Caucus. To say that there is some ‘understanding’ about votes at the end of the process is preposterous.”

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