|A career liberal politician, Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu struggles with reading bills, as well as geography.|
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Mary Landrieu Quotes|
Appearing on NBC News, Mary Landrieu blamed 2014 electoral woes for Democrats on racism.
“I'll be very, very honest with you. The South has not always been the friendliest place for African-Americans. It's been a difficult time for the president to present himself in a very positive light as a leader.”
Mary Landrieu, October 30, 2014
While accusing Republicans of making up anything to help themselves politically, Senator Mary Landrieu claimed to have thought all Americans could keep their health insurance with Obamacare.
“And it was our understanding when we voted for that bill that people when they have insurance could keep with what they had. So I’m going to be working on that fix”
Mary Landrieu, October 30, 2013
Apparently more geographically challenged than Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Mary Landrieu of Louisiana claimed South Dakota had a border with Canada during immigration bill proceedings in the Senate.
“A smart fence, which is what Senator McCain and I want to build - since he’s from Arizona, I think he knows more about this than the Senator from South Dakota who only has a border with Canada and that is quite different.”
Mary Landrieu, June 13, 2013
In a letter to a constituent, Mary Landrieu apparently attempted to claim she Congress was not exempt from ObamaCare, despite legislation to the contrary.
“I understand your concern and frustration with reports that Members of Congress and their staff are receiving and "exemption" from the Affordable Care Act (ACA). However, this could not be further from the truth. In fact, my staff and I are explicitly required to receive our health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.”
Mary Landrieu, 2013
In a letter to a constituent, Mary Landrieu apparently attempted to claim she Congress was not exempt from ObamaCare, nor would she support such a measure.
“Once again, let me assure you that there is no exemption for Members of Congress and their staff in the ACA, nor will I ever support an 'exemption' for myself or my staff.”
Mary Landrieu, 2013
Appearing on Hardball, Senator Mary Landrieu falsely claimed that under Obamacare, Americans could keep their insurance if they liked it.
“He told people if you have what, if you like the insurance that you have, you'll be able to keep it.”
Mary Landrieu, December 16, 2009