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Obama Aims to Shift Border
Crisis Political Debate

Associated Press, by Julie Pace

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Posted By:StormCnter, 7/10/2014 4:06:49 AM

AUSTIN, Texas -- Faced with a potentially awkward scene at the Texas-Mexico border, President Barack Obama sought to recast the political debate over a flood of young migrants as a question of Republican willingness to tackle the problem, not his decision to skip a chance to view the crisis first-hand. Obama turned to one of his chief critics, Texas´ Republican Gov. Rick Perry, to try to make his point.(Snip)Perry, in his own statement following the meeting, made no promises to help Obama shore up GOP support for the supplemental spending package and instead doubled down on the notion that the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: steveW, 7/10/2014 6:05:25 AM     (No. 9917891)

Oh, the exquisite surprise of it!
Vote Democrat in 2014, or else.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: arkfamily, 7/10/2014 6:06:34 AM     (No. 9917892)

I am sooooo sick of him blaming the Republicans for everything. When will he take the blame for his actions?

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