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GOP pushes back on
Obama sequester warnings,
says he should seek deal

Washington Post, by David A. Fahrenthold and David Nakamura

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 2/25/2013 10:51:32 PM

Republicans on Monday rejected President Obama’s high-pressure push to avert a series of budget cuts called the sequester, saying that Obama was engaged in scare tactics and political campaigning when he should be seeking a deal. “This is not time for a road-show president,” Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (Calif.) said at a news conference with other House Republicans. “This is time to look for someone who will lead and work with us, because we’re willing to work with them to solve America’s problems.” The lawmakers criticized Obama for a planned trip Tuesday

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: TheMom, 2/25/2013 11:17:49 PM     (No. 9196270)

No Deals. The sequester is his own fairy tale, let him own it.



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Reply 2 - Posted by: Jonr, 2/25/2013 11:37:00 PM     (No. 9196291)

It´s time for the people of United States to understand that we do not have a president. We have a community organizer Marxist-in-Chief! There´s nothing in Obamas life or resume that shows he knows how to lead, knows how to govern, or knows how to do much of anything! This is the man that was freely elected by a bunch of damn fools!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bluefindad, 2/26/2013 12:05:04 AM     (No. 9196318)

Obama is not interested in making any deals. He is using this as a stake to drive into the Republican´s heart. He is holding the stake and the press is wielding the hammer.

Obama is out demagoging Republicans non-stop. When the sequester happens, it will be all-out political war. The administration will amplify the effects. Departments will instruct employees to refrain from providing services. Air traffic will slow to a near stop because of ´insufficient manpower´ manning the terminals. Trucking will be slowed because of a lack of DoT inspectors - who will be off on breaks when not on furloughs. Any manner of services will be impaired far beyond the effects of the cuts. The press will aid Obama´s cause by promoting endless sob stories. In the end, republicans will be cast as demons, and the Lofos will believe it.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: TXknitter, 2/26/2013 12:23:47 AM     (No. 9196331)

#3, I know. GOP should not rescue Obama OR the American people from what he is doing to them. Who cares anymore that the press blames Republicans? They always will, so double down, stand strong and united and do YOUR job as the House leadership. Any show of cowardice or fear only makes it worse.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/26/2013 8:05:02 AM     (No. 9196612)

If the GOP caves again, I´m done with them.

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