When Members of Congress Say Responsible, Accurate Things
Yes, it does happen on occasion (and in stark contrast to early October):
“In divided government, you don’t always get what we want. That said, we can still make progress to our goals.”—Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI).
Also, President Obama: “This agreement doesn’t include everything I’d like — and I know many Republicans feel the same way. That’s the nature of compromise. But it’s a good sign that Democrats and Republicans in Congress were able to come together and break the cycle of short-sighted, crisis-driven decision-making to get this done.”