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Obama to Boehner: 'I Will Use Inaugural Address, State of the Union to Blame GOP'

Stan306 Wrote: Dec 24, 2012 11:07 AM
It doesn't make any difference what Boehner and the Republicans do - Obama is going to throw them under the bus at both speeches anyway. Why are we trying to negotiate with a liar?

Statesmanship at its finest: during fiscal cliff talks, President Obama reportedly told Speaker Boehner that he would use his two major speeches in January to blame Republicans for the stalled deal. According to the Wall Street Journal, the president wasn't too happy with the options House Republicans were willing to present, and made it clear he was willing to throw the GOP under the bus for the nation's financial woes.

Mr. Obama repeatedly lost patience with the speaker as negotiations faltered. In an Oval Office meeting last week, he told Mr. Boehner that if the sides didn't...