Former Arkansas Republican Gov. Mike Huckabee, a likely candidate for president again in 2012, is angry at GOP senators for holding up the Zadroga bill, which would give millions of dollars of medical assistance to 9/11 first responders. "It should be passed," Huckabee said on Comedy Central’s "The Daily Show," The Hill reports
. "Every Republican should vote for this bill."
Senate Republicans have delayed passage of the bill due to concern over how to pay for it. Democrats are to blame too for making the bill "part of a political battle," he says. "If it needs two [senators to pass], there ought to be 25, 35, 45 Republicans voting for it."
Huckabee says he will make a formal decision on whether to launch a 2012 presidential bid “later rather than sooner."
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