Statement on Congressman Kline Taking Us Hours From a Shutdown

EAGAN - – Mike Obermueller, candidate for Congress in MN-02, released the following statement regarding the GOP-led government shutdown:

“Today, thanks to Congressman Kline, we’re just hours from a government shutdown. Congressman Kline and his leaders in Washington put our economy at risk for the sake of political games.” said Mike Obermueller, candidate for Congress. “Congressman Kline should be ashamed for keeping his paycheck for not doing his job, even while veterans and seniors face the uncertainty that comes with a government shutdown. We cannot allow Congressman Kline and his leadership to keep putting their extremist agenda ahead of what’s best for this country.”

About Mike: Mike Obermueller is a former state legislator who represented the seat once held by Tim Pawlenty. He grew up working on his parents' small dairy farm, and worked to put himself through college and law school. Mike lives in Eagan with his wife Sara and their two teenage sons. He volunteers at St. Thomas Becket Catholic Church, as a youth basketball coach and is an active member of the Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce.