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OBAMA PINS GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN ON BOEHNER

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    OBAMA PINS GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN ON BOEHNER

     — President Barack Obama says House Speaker John Boehner is the only thing standing in the way of reopening the federal government.

    Obama is speaking at a small business just outside of Washington on the third day of the shutdown. He says Boehner is preventing a vote on a funding bill because he doesn’t want to anger ‘‘extremists’’ in his party.

    The president is calling on Boehner to quickly hold a vote on a bill free of extra demands. The president met with Boehner and other congressional leaders at the White House for more than an hour Wednesday, but no agreement was reached.

    Obama says the longer the shutdown goes on, the worse the impact on the U.S. economy will be.

     

     

     

     

    http://www.boston.com/2013/10/03/obama-pins-government-shutdown-boehner/PniJY8zM2iMqEQiMFihpPK/story.html

     
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    Re: OBAMA PINS GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN ON BOEHNER

    The Blamer in Chief.

    The President has acted as a bystander for 5 years. Talks about Washington as if he doesnt live there.

    The Buck Stops Elsewhere.

     
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    Re: OBAMA PINS GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN ON BOEHNER

    But it's Obama who has ordered that the shutdown effect and hurt as many people as possible.....except himself of course.

    Is anyone else going to the White House this weekend for another star studded gala event? 

     
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    Re: OBAMA PINS GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN ON BOEHNER


    A quotation from an unnamed senior administration official in today's Wall Street Journal explains  a lot.

    Said a senior administration official: "We are winning...It doesn't really matter to us" how long the shutdown lasts "because what matters is the end result."

    With this view, it explains why President Obama won't agree to any piecemeal legislation that would keep Veterans Affairs and NIH open during the shutdown. And it explains why President Obama would rather cancel his Asia trip than negotiate with Republicans. 

    It's because the White House (or, at least this unnamed official) believe it is "winning" by shutting down the government and blaming Republicans. And when one's winning, he's not likely to change course.

     
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