"Nuclear option" term for reconciliation makes jump from media to RNC chairman Steele Video ››› August 20, 2009 9:21 PM EDT ››› MEDIA MATTERS STAFF ? From the August 20 edition of Fox News' Hannity: Loading the player reg... Previously: Media: When Dems use budget process to pass bills, it's the "nuclear option" Morris redefines use of budget reconciliation process as "the so-called nuclear option" Short Link copy link Posted In Government, The Senate, Health Care, Health Care Reform Network/Outlet Fox News Channel Person Sean Hannity Show/Publication Hannity We've changed our commenting system to Disqus. Instructions for signing up and claiming your comment history are located here. Updated rules for commenting are here. View the discussion thread.