John McCain Addresses Government Shutdown

October 14, 2013

The United States federal government remains partially shutdown as the country fast approaches the debt limit that allows the country to pay for its financial obligations. Arizona Senator John McCain spoke to CBS’s "Face the Nation" Sunday. He was asked why House Republicans were so determined to tie negotiations to the Affordable Care Act.

“I think the very extreme dissatisfaction that many people feel, there was already fertile ground because of those many members of the House that were elected in 2010 on the promise that they would repeal and replace Obamacare,” McCain said.

 Republican and Democratic leaders in the Senate met Sunday to discuss the debt limit but failed to reach a deal.