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No go: Boehner says Obama
still won’t negotiate on
government funding

Washington Times (D.C), by Stephen Dinan

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Posted By:JoniTx, 10/2/2013 9:05:25 PM

Congressional leaders emerged Wednesday night from a meeting with President Obama at the White House reporting little progress as all sides struggle for a solution to the government shutdown, which began Tuesday and showed no signs of breaking. Back at the Capitol, the House continued to try to chip away at the problem by passing bills to fund high-profile programs such as national parks and the National Institutes of Health. But Mr. Obama has vowed to veto those bills, saying he won’t fund the government piece-by-piece. Instead, Democrats held firm on their insistence that Republicans pass the Senate’s version of

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 10/2/2013 9:11:58 PM     (No. 9547294)

Barry´s too torqued off about having to cancel his scheduled vacation to negotiate with anyone.

Good.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: kanphil, 10/2/2013 9:29:14 PM     (No. 9547317)

Did anybody really expect that anything would result from that meeting?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: nonsense, 10/2/2013 9:30:31 PM     (No. 9547322)

Doesn´t take long for Bari to say my way or the highway.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 10/2/2013 9:41:12 PM     (No. 9547337)

So who is uncooperative now ?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lawdoc, 10/2/2013 9:43:42 PM     (No. 9547339)

"Struggled for a solution?" Are you kidding? Struggling to assign blame - not for a solution.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Deedo, 10/2/2013 9:55:40 PM     (No. 9547359)

This shutdown episode explodes the myth that liberal bias in the press is a GOP conspiracy and not accurate.

Obama and his ilk are so convinced that the press will do their bidding that they are holding the line and expecting the press to cause the GOP to crack. Their actions prove they know the bias is real, and overwhelmingly so.

But Obama´s belief in the value of this bias for his cause is his greatest weakness. Obama is making mistakes, such as barricading the WWII memorial.

The media is just a lens. As long as the people view this situation through that lens, the media will distort the truth. But as time goes on, people may become interested enough to view the situation with their own two eyes and not that lens.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 10/2/2013 10:07:28 PM     (No. 9547373)

You Republicans better cave in before he starts stamping his feet.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 10/2/2013 10:40:40 PM     (No. 9547410)

17 Repubs may be ready to fold? They ought to take a lesson from the WWII vets who took down the barricades to walk through the WWII Memorial Park.

The entire budget procedure has been perverted by the Dem/Lefties, in fact, they have broken a law by not preparing a budget ON TIME. Each department must be funded separately.

LIke with the Sequester, BO wants to cause as much pain for the Citizenry as he can... and he does not care... he probably thoroughly enjoys it... he loathes America and he loathes Americans. It is power that he loves.

Because of this he grows more dangerous by the day.



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Reply 9 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 10/3/2013 12:23:42 AM     (No. 9547498)

#8, I´d be surprised if any of those 17 Republicans ever saw military service themselves, too.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: chumley, 10/3/2013 2:20:19 AM     (No. 9547578)

I´m sure this dance has been choreographed well in advance. The outcome will be news to us, but not to Boehner, Dingy Harry or Zero.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: pickle1, 10/3/2013 2:43:28 AM     (No. 9547586)

What was really said in that meeting?

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