Obama's Gaffe: Says He's On Banking Committee

Matt Lewis
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Posted: Jul 23, 2008 5:05 PM
I missed this earlier today, but Obama committed an interesting gaffe today in Israel:

"Responding to an Israeli reporter’s question Wednesday on his commitment to protect the Jewish state, Barack Obama pointed to a bill 'we passed' in the U.S. Senate Banking Committee that tightens sanctions and authorizes divestment from Iran. “My committee,” he called it.

Except that he isn’t a member of the Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs."