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Obama calls Boehner, rules out debt negotiations
Politico ^ | 9-21-13 | JAKE SHERMAN and JOHN BRESNAHAN

Posted on 09/21/2013 4:09:45 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic

President Barack Obama is once again warning House Republicans that he will not negotiate over a debt-ceiling increase, even as the U.S. government moves closer to its borrowing limit.

Obama called Speaker John Boehner Friday night to reiterate his hard-line stance. The Ohio Republican’s office said the president called to say “he wouldn’t negotiate with him on the debt limit.”

“Given the long history of using debt limit increases to achieve bipartisan deficit reduction and economic reforms, the speaker was disappointed but told the president that the two chambers of Congress will chart the path ahead,” a Boehner aide said in an email. “It was a brief call.”

A White House official said Obama spoke to both Boehner and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.

“The President telephoned Speaker Boehner and told him again that the full faith and credit of the United States should not and will not be subject to negotiation,” the official said in a statement provided to POLITICO. “The President reiterated that it is the constitutional responsibility of the US Congress to pass the nation’s budget and pay the nation’s bills.”

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: alqaedainside; cr; debtlimit; impasse; johnboehner; kingofthedeficit; obamavsamerica; obamavsamericans; ohio; senate; speakerboehner; speakerjohnboehner
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1 posted on 09/21/2013 4:09:46 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I just don’t beleive it. Pelosi said obama was the least partisan and most willing to compromise president in her life time.


2 posted on 09/21/2013 4:11:24 PM PDT by svcw (Stand or die)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

There is nothing to negotiate. Obamacare is a constitutional conservative Tea a Party red line.


3 posted on 09/21/2013 4:13:04 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Well then, that’s settled. Okay, sorry we bothered you.


4 posted on 09/21/2013 4:13:35 PM PDT by Defiant (A rainbow curtain has descended upon the west, from Munich to San Francisco.)
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To: svcw

Pelosi can’t remember past her last LSD hit.


5 posted on 09/21/2013 4:13:49 PM PDT by DeWalt
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To: afraidfortherepublic
“The President telephoned Speaker Boehner and told him again that the full faith and credit of the United States should not and will not be subject to negotiation,” the official said in a statement provided to POLITICO. “The President reiterated that it is the constitutional responsibility of the US Congress to pass the nation’s budget and pay the nation’s bills.”


So what's the problem?

We stop borrowing and start paying down the debt ... "paying down the nation's bills"

6 posted on 09/21/2013 4:14:40 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Please don’t go wobbly and cry, Boehner. Please! Defund every POC sandwich We the People are bearing on our backs.


7 posted on 09/21/2013 4:15:50 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Cool. What do we need him for?


8 posted on 09/21/2013 4:16:23 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

It’s not their responsiblity to borrow more money to create more bills that will require borrowing more money to not pay either. I wish Boehner had a pair but we know better. John will cave again. No surprise here.


9 posted on 09/21/2013 4:16:27 PM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (To stay calm during these tumultuous times, I take Damitol. Ask your Doctor if it's right for you.)
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So the man-child who would negotiate with Assad, Putin, and the Iranians won’t sit down and talk with the leader of the GOP???

What an ass-hat!


10 posted on 09/21/2013 4:16:28 PM PDT by Stingray (Stand for the truth or you'll fall for anything.)
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Boner should have replied:

“OK, fine with me.”

Then boner should have gone home and read this:

http://www.heritage.org/constitution/articles/1/essays/67/appropriations-clause

The house does not need obumber or Reid. All they have to do is sit on their hands, play cards or whatever until the dims beg for money.


11 posted on 09/21/2013 4:19:05 PM PDT by old curmudgeon
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Let the country shut down. Tell zer0 FUBO.


12 posted on 09/21/2013 4:19:52 PM PDT by Vaquero ( Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Show Obama how a real Government works. It seems he doesn’t know. while you are at it tell him to go F himself.


13 posted on 09/21/2013 4:24:10 PM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Bonehead Boehner. You don't negotiate with a communists King. You don't even consider it. What you do is call King Obama a communists wanna be dictator and do it so America can hear. Stop being a crybaby.
14 posted on 09/21/2013 4:25:46 PM PDT by Logical me
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If I were Boehner, I’d warn Buckwheat that he don’t got no Muslims to back his skinny ass up, and his black slaves on the democrat plantation don’t know that you don’t hold your glocks sideways, even you got 2.2 billion rounds of cop-killer bullets. I’s also remind Buckwheat, if I were Boehner, that the latest poll shows that blacks fear these three things most:

1. Ghosts.

2. Dark forests.

3. Mosquitoes.

So if’n Buckwheat wants to get crazy azz crackers in fly-over America, he starts at a distinct disadvantage. Ain’t no muslims in deep, dark forests here in America, and black folk don’t like trees that cast dark shadows neither.


15 posted on 09/21/2013 4:25:55 PM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: afraidfortherepublic
He is a tinpot dictator, and we are his banana republic.
16 posted on 09/21/2013 4:27:02 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (When your policy is to rob Peter to pay Paul, you can count on enthusiastic support from Paul.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Shut it down, starting with Air Force One.


17 posted on 09/21/2013 4:27:31 PM PDT by darkwing104 (Don’t take my word for it, these are my opinions...Do your own Homework)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Too bad boner didn’t tell him to screw off. (Uh, warn his majesty that things may not go as plotted)


18 posted on 09/21/2013 4:29:03 PM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

So let me get this straight. Zer0 picked up the phone and called Boner to tell him he is not going to negotiate? So don’t negotiate. Why bother calling.


19 posted on 09/21/2013 4:29:05 PM PDT by Vaquero ( Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I think we may end up with a very interesting 2014 election season in which a lot of Democrats go out of their way to distance themselves from Barack Obama and paint him as an uncompromising leftist @sshole.


20 posted on 09/21/2013 4:32:08 PM PDT by Alberta's Child ("I've never seen such a conclave of minstrels in my life.")
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