Once almost untouchable for fear of backlash and dubbed by a few as the most powerful man in Washington, it seems many are now turning against Norquist in order to make progress on reaching a deal.
Norquist response has been interesting. It's ranged the gambit from denial about his fading influence to accusations about CEOs working with Obama.
Norquist told the Washington Post the CEOs were “acting like a group of trained seals” for Obama, posing for a “photo op” to give the president cover.
I don't know if it's wise on the way down to attack the money men who used to feed you?
Lindsey Graham, John McCain
And Saxby Chambliss just outright said Grover does not have a plan.
“I care too much about my country — I care a lot more about it than I do about Grover Norquist,” Chambliss told Georgia’s WMAZ. “Norquist has no plan to pay this debt down. His plan says you continue to add to the debt, and I just have a fundamental disagreement about that and I’m willing to do the right thing and let the political consequences take care of themselves.”Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/409995/republican-senator-unloads-on-anti-tax-activist-grover-norquist-listen/#Ylvd831eqFKslOZ3.99