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Obama Calls 1st Meeting With Congressional Leaders on Shutdown
AP ^ | October 2, 2013 | ANDREW TAYLOR

Posted on 10/02/2013 10:56:31 AM PDT by 11th_VA

Edited on 10/02/2013 10:56:53 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

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He's starting to bend ...
1 posted on 10/02/2013 10:56:31 AM PDT by 11th_VA
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To: 11th_VA
House Speaker John Boehner's office cast the White House invitation as a sign the president might be backing down.

"We're pleased the president finally recognizes that his refusal to negotiate is indefensible," Boehner spokesman Brendan Buck said. "It's unclear why we'd be having this meeting if it's not meant to be a start to serious talks between the two parties."

2 posted on 10/02/2013 10:58:58 AM PDT by 11th_VA (I want a president who won't enforce tax laws ...)
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To: 11th_VA

If “OBAMACARE SUBSIDY HEALTH INSURANCE TAX,” aka OSHIT, is so popular, then why isn’t Mr. Michelle Obama enrolled?

This is enrollment day number TWO, Barry: tick-tock - - -


3 posted on 10/02/2013 10:59:48 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Marxist Obama'care' Insurance violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: 11th_VA

How about Obama hop on his bicycle and haul his ass to Congress and beg for a meeting?


4 posted on 10/02/2013 10:59:49 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: 11th_VA

no he;s not bending but understands that him saying no talking to the right looks bad.

This is all a stage and I bet they did a inside poll.


5 posted on 10/02/2013 10:59:56 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: 11th_VA

“President Barack Obama summoned”

He could summon all he wanted and I would tell him to kiss it! This is his baby, let him deal with it on his own.


6 posted on 10/02/2013 11:00:31 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: 11th_VA

No, he has got them up there to make it look like he is negotiating. The only thing he is willing to negotiate is whom sits in the left chair and whom sits in the right chair before the emperor.

Then his press office will put out a statement that he found Bonehead to be reluctant to deal because he was being held hostage by the tea party.


7 posted on 10/02/2013 11:00:38 AM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: Graewoulf

If this obamacare is so great then why are not all the Obama’s signed up and why hasn’t the Dems?

LEAD BY EXAMPLE BOZO AND SIGN UP YOURSELF AS WELL AS YOUR FAMILY.


8 posted on 10/02/2013 11:00:57 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: kcvl

Summon? Obama can visit Congress, not the other way around.


9 posted on 10/02/2013 11:02:17 AM PDT by Ray76 (Do you reject Obama? And all his works? And all his empty promises?)
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To: 11th_VA

He won’t bend. He is calling them in to tell them that he wants everything his way or no way.


10 posted on 10/02/2013 11:02:55 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (From time to time the tree of liberty must be watered with the blood of tyrants and patriots.)
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To: manc
Good news either way - as we speak, GOP is voting on 4 bills to open parts of the Gov't ... Actions speak louder than words ... The Sheeple believe in negotiations, the RATs can't keep this up forever ...
11 posted on 10/02/2013 11:03:00 AM PDT by 11th_VA (I want a president who won't enforce tax laws ...)
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To: VanDeKoik
Make sure he wears his helmet!!

Where's Joe??

12 posted on 10/02/2013 11:03:29 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: 11th_VA

this is where the blackmail threats start.

they better treat the little man/boy with the disrespect he has earned.

people are starting to see how overpriced obamacrare is.

5000 dollar deductable, 40%(?) copays, 30-40% more expensive premiums, only moocher class qualified for subsidies...


13 posted on 10/02/2013 11:03:33 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: 11th_VA

“President Barack Obama summoned congressional leaders”

Summoned like come here lackies.

This is his attempt to double punch Bonehead. Bonehead saying this is probably the first move to negotiate! What an idiot. This is just like when he asked Ryan to come to that speech he gave and in which he berated him and made him look like a fool. Typical bully move, two on one.


14 posted on 10/02/2013 11:04:15 AM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: 11th_VA
Cantor just posted this to his Twitter

15 posted on 10/02/2013 11:05:26 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Is John's moustache long enough YET?)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

*He won’t bend. He is calling them in to tell them that he wants everything his way or no way*

He’s calling them in to wish them into the cornfield because they’re “very bad men”.


16 posted on 10/02/2013 11:05:28 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876
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To: 11th_VA

Summoned?


17 posted on 10/02/2013 11:06:49 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: longtermmemmory

You know, with all the crimes the rats get away with, with all the full-throated support they show to their criminals, if I was a Republican congressman and they tried to blackmail me even with something I really did, I’d tell them to “bring it” and then have my staff start preparing charts and lists of rats who got re-elected in spite of their crimes. Sometimes you just have to fight them on their own ground, because they will never fight on high ground.


18 posted on 10/02/2013 11:08:17 AM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: Ray76

That’s a good point. Congress ought to do just that.


19 posted on 10/02/2013 11:09:07 AM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: 11th_VA

...think the WW2 VETS hit a nerve yesterday and AGAIN TODAY...pictures of old guys in wheelchairs were NOT ALLOWED ON AN OPEN SIDEWALK...didn’t make Odungo look good....he caved, no mounted police to enforce Odungo’s wishes this AM...tho the threat WAS THERE LAST NIGHT. *smiles*..THEY CAME ANYWAY...


20 posted on 10/02/2013 11:09:36 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Blood of Tyrants

I happen to agree with you on this. These meetings with 0bama always go badly for our side or anyone who opposes this dictator. What threat will now be made? What blackmail will be used?

Can the conservative base support Boehner et al, in the face of a revealed corruption if Boehner finally decided to stand tall and lead?


21 posted on 10/02/2013 11:10:35 AM PDT by EBH ( Freeman: A person not in slavery or serfdom.)
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To: Paine in the Neck

It’s really gonna hurt when he signs those ... (I’m optimistic today)


22 posted on 10/02/2013 11:10:50 AM PDT by 11th_VA (I want a president who won't enforce tax laws ...)
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To: jersey117

Invite would have been the correct word.

Summoned-authorize or order a gathering of; call together by authority, as for deliberation or action: to summon parliament.


23 posted on 10/02/2013 11:11:53 AM PDT by seeker41 (take your country back by whatever means necessary)
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To: 11th_VA

He blinked!


24 posted on 10/02/2013 11:12:01 AM PDT by Calamari (Pass enough laws and everyone is guilty of something.)
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To: mrsmel

Isn’t it sad that we all know these summons equal blackmail by the office of the President.


25 posted on 10/02/2013 11:13:02 AM PDT by EBH ( Freeman: A person not in slavery or serfdom.)
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To: 11th_VA

Did his round of golf get rained out?


26 posted on 10/02/2013 11:13:32 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: EBH

I don’t know that at all. I put nothing past this lying pos in the Crack House.


27 posted on 10/02/2013 11:14:22 AM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: 11th_VA

Backing away from another Red Line, eh?


28 posted on 10/02/2013 11:14:33 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: 11th_VA

Listened to some of that, the Dems are blatantly, clearly arguing for keeping it shutdown.

Good thing for them the media won’t put any of their speeches on the Nightly News...


29 posted on 10/02/2013 11:14:40 AM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: 11th_VA

No, he wants a photo op where he is “trying” but the R’s won’t deal.

I hate him like no other soul.


30 posted on 10/02/2013 11:17:17 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: longtermmemmory

Let’s hope very few are qualified for subsidies, since the only thing worse than the government requiring you to buy health insurance is the government subsidizing the cost of it.


31 posted on 10/02/2013 11:17:39 AM PDT by JediJones (The #1 Must-see Filibuster of the Year: TEXAS TED AND THE CONSERVATIVE CRUZ-ADE)
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To: 11th_VA

Obama caved, Boehner.

Don’t give in, make them give you:

one year delay

end of religious conscience unfairness

end of anything remotely resembling or connected to “death panels” whether in counseling, funding, or decision groups or individuals.

end of unfair costs from state to state

end of unfair advertising that doesn’t include ALL monthly payments, deductibles, co-pays, and special pays, and add to that average individual costs of all new taxes, fees, etc.


32 posted on 10/02/2013 11:18:59 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: 11th_VA

Nah... he is going to pull out his race card.

Government shutdown is racist


33 posted on 10/02/2013 11:19:21 AM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: 11th_VA

Xerxes has deigned to meet with the mortals?


34 posted on 10/02/2013 11:20:14 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: 11th_VA

He’s starting to bend ...

But he will not “Break” instead he will “Snap” and it will either herald the end of his presidency or of the Republic...

Time will tell...


35 posted on 10/02/2013 11:21:43 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: VanDeKoik

He can’t ride the bike today, the girls are using it.


36 posted on 10/02/2013 11:21:44 AM PDT by MWestMom (Psalms 109:8)
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To: mrsmith

This meeting has nothing to do with the shutdown. This meeting is to negotiate what Republicans want in exchange for increasing the debt limit.

My bet is after yesterday’s debacle with Obamacare, obama will settle for the 1 year delay ( which will go to 2015) in exchange for another trillion. If that happens, both sides win politically while we all lose, as usual.


37 posted on 10/02/2013 11:22:16 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Make today a great day. Insult a liberal.)
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To: 11th_VA

The pubbies all ought to go golfing
Got to be a lighted course around somewhere.
Don’t laugh I’ve seen em.


38 posted on 10/02/2013 11:24:54 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) ( Hey Rubio, eat pooh pal))
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To: Paine in the Neck

Screw Obama. Maybe the WWII vets can reopen the White House while they are there.


39 posted on 10/02/2013 11:25:16 AM PDT by RedMDer (http://www.dontfundobamacare.com/)
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To: 11th_VA

McConnell needs to get an urgent case of Strep Throat that sends him to intensive care and he must delegate Cruz to stand in for him..


40 posted on 10/02/2013 11:27:14 AM PDT by austinaero
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To: EQAndyBuzz

Well, I’m sure both subjects will be discussed.
Keeping the partial funding bill out of the senate and off Obama’s desk will be ‘the elephant in the room’ re both subjects.

Hope Boehner doesn’t let him off the hook on the shutdown in exchange for a debt limit deal- which is IMHO what he wants today.


41 posted on 10/02/2013 11:29:28 AM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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"We've got to protect our phony baloney jobs, gentlemen! We must do something about this shutdown, immediately, immediately, immediately!!!"

42 posted on 10/02/2013 11:29:48 AM PDT by OB1kNOb (If govmt is stockpiling guns, ammo, food, & meds, don't you think it's a good idea to do the same?)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

He is going to play them both. You watch.

He will claim he and all four Leaders agreed that they could hammer out a deal but that the “Tea Bagger Wing” will not, so even if they did it would fail in the house.

Pitting Boehner and Mitch against the Conservatives.

Boner said last Winter he would never negotiate with the Jug Eared fraud again. SO DON’T!


43 posted on 10/02/2013 11:30:52 AM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: 11th_VA

FOX NEWS is reporting that WH sources are saying that Obama will reiterate to them, “Clean Bill or nothing.”


44 posted on 10/02/2013 11:32:11 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

I think we should shut the water, gas and electric off to the White House.


45 posted on 10/02/2013 11:33:54 AM PDT by EBH ( Freeman: A person not in slavery or serfdom.)
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To: 11th_VA
So Barry's going to prance and scold them into submission, is he? He's going to out-petulant them, is he? He's going to show them who the real boss is, Valerie Jarrett, and let them know she's about to open a can of whoop-a$$, is he?
46 posted on 10/02/2013 11:34:08 AM PDT by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: austinaero

I am publishing Cantor’s tweet everywhere I can.I suggest everyone do the same, even on the most innocuous sites..get it OUT!


47 posted on 10/02/2013 11:35:06 AM PDT by austinaero
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To: KeyLargo

Oh yeah...and 0bama’s blackberry too, no golf either or world flights to foreign lands...


48 posted on 10/02/2013 11:35:20 AM PDT by EBH ( Freeman: A person not in slavery or serfdom.)
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To: KeyLargo

Well then, if Obama is going to take the “my way or the highway approach”, there is no sense in even going to the meeting.

Pass the small CRs and go on.

And McConnell should send Ted Cruz and Mike Lee to the meeting on behalf of the Republican leadership, have microphones in there, and let’s hear the tin-hat dictator say that he will not sign any of the small CRs. Put Obama on record.


49 posted on 10/02/2013 11:35:33 AM PDT by mrs9x
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To: 11th_VA

I have this vision actually for some time now. I picture meetings of this sort that occur from time to time between the president and anyone in authority other than his “yes” people.

I am quite sure that Obama meetings come across as this amateur who sits there and knows nothing about anything. I think he avoids these meetings because it exposes him to the people there as being the total inept person he is.

I am sure eventually it will come out. Stories of things he has said that were off the wall, but the attendees keep silent not to come across as racist to the press.

We have president in office who is a totally unfit for the job who was not remotely qualified. Few people are.

This meeting will be a monologue. Boehner and company I would think need to stand firm.


50 posted on 10/02/2013 11:37:13 AM PDT by nikos1121 (“To err is human; to forgive, divine.” Alexander Pope (1688-1744) English poet)
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