Rep. Mike Castle (D-DE), who sponsored the embryonic stem cell bill in the House, bragged at a press conference Wednesday he knew precisely how members were going to vote beforehand.
Except he didn’t. Hard lobbying by pro-life groups peeled away some of his votes at the last minute. HR 810 still passed, but it didn’t pass with the veto-proof numbers Castle expected. Word is he felt the need to strut some braggadocio to overcompensate for what turned out to really be a loss….