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‘Exasperated’ Obama tells congressional leaders he ‘will not negotiate’ (Obama owns the shutdown)
Washington Post ^ | 10/2/2013 | By Debbi Wilgoren, William Branigin and Karen Tumulty

Posted on 10/02/2013 4:28:13 PM PDT by tobyhill

An “exasperated” President Obama on Wednesday met with congressional leaders at the White House to discuss the budget standoff that has shut down parts of the federal government for the first time in 17 years, making it clear to them that he will not bargain with Obamacare.

The top four leaders of both parties from both houses gathered for an hour and a half seesion in the Oval Office without any staff. After the meeting, Speaker John Boehner said the president “reiterated tonight he will not negotiate.”

According to a White House official, the president planned to use the meeting to urge the House leaders to pass a “clean” continuing resolution — without what Obama has called “ideological demands” such as riders aimed at undermining his signature health-care law — so that the government can reopen.

Obama also planned to “call on Congress to act to raise the debt ceiling to pay the bills we have already incurred and avoid devastating consequences on our economy,” the official said.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abortion; bhofascism; deathpanels; democrats; obama; obamacare; zerocare
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1 posted on 10/02/2013 4:28:13 PM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

DICTATORS don’t Negotiate...ONLY DEMOCRACIES have people who NEGOTIATE!! We ARE a BANANA REPUBLIC!!


2 posted on 10/02/2013 4:29:40 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: tobyhill

Why should Congress attempt to deal with a totalitarian?


3 posted on 10/02/2013 4:29:41 PM PDT by popdonnelly (The right to self-defense is older than the Constitution.)
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To: tobyhill

4 posted on 10/02/2013 4:29:58 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: tobyhill
The top four leaders of both parties from both houses gathered for an hour and a half seesion in the Oval Office without any staff. After the meeting, Speaker John Boehner said the president “reiterated tonight he will not negotiate.”

So what was the point in going, John?

5 posted on 10/02/2013 4:30:52 PM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: tobyhill


6 posted on 10/02/2013 4:31:07 PM PDT by Iron Munro (When a killer screams 'Allahu Akbar' you don't need to be mystified about a motive.)
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To: tobyhill

The GOP really needs to stand pat on this one - Obama is going to completely freak out.


7 posted on 10/02/2013 4:31:20 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: tobyhill

“call on Congress to act to raise the debt ceiling to pay the bills we have already incurred and avoid devastating consequences on our economy,”

Ad nauseum. He sounds like Chatty Kathy, I wonder who is
pulling his string?

If I hear him say “full faith and credit” one more time...


8 posted on 10/02/2013 4:31:27 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: tobyhill
You should have read it before you passed it.

You built it. Nobody else made it happen. It's ALL YOURS Democrats. You own it. You made your ball and chain, now walk the plank.

9 posted on 10/02/2013 4:32:23 PM PDT by Ray76 (Do you reject Obama? And all his works? And all his empty promises?)
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To: tobyhill

How come nobody’s coming up with the solution of making Obamacare voluntary? This is what Obama promised when campaigning against hillary. If Obamacare is as great as Obama says it is, in time people will be thrilled to sign up, and it would take the pressure off for now.


10 posted on 10/02/2013 4:33:21 PM PDT by grania
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To: tobyhill

“We conservatives keep offering the olive branch of bi-partisan negotiation, but 0bama wants to keep the government shut down.

How many women and children have to suffer before he comes to the table?”


11 posted on 10/02/2013 4:33:31 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (I REFUSE!)
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To: tobyhill

I thought raising the d3ebt ceiling was purely a ceremonial exercise, completely devoid of ANY association with the actual debt.


12 posted on 10/02/2013 4:33:57 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: tobyhill

Just saw a replay.,,

Boehner “I would hope that my friends on the left would listen to the American people and sit down and have serious discussions on ending this.

Reid “One thing we made clear, we will absolutely not move on Obamacare.”

Checkmate Boehner.


13 posted on 10/02/2013 4:34:24 PM PDT by ez (Muslims do not play well with others.)
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To: tobyhill
...the [clown] “reiterated tonight he will not negotiate.”


14 posted on 10/02/2013 4:34:37 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: tobyhill

Impeach him and see how he likes that.


15 posted on 10/02/2013 4:35:30 PM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: tobyhill

Bammy needs to eat his peas.


16 posted on 10/02/2013 4:35:45 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: tobyhill

satan always overplays his hand.


17 posted on 10/02/2013 4:37:12 PM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: grania
BammyDontCare IS voluntary.

One just has to sweet talk the 'rats into setting you free of it.

18 posted on 10/02/2013 4:37:36 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: tobyhill

Obama’s personal Homo-Black-Lib-care is more important to him than the survival of our country.

I won’t like it, but the entire thing can crash and burn to the ground before I would yield to this dictator POS. Never surrender....

We can’t let Obama and his filthy democrats scare us into compliance. To take the heart and soul of America away from us, he would have to kill each and every one of us and I do not believe they are capable.

God Save the Republic......


19 posted on 10/02/2013 4:40:24 PM PDT by Gator113 (The mighty Bear ate the cowardly rat. Obama must resign.)
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To: Paladin2

If Obiecare is such a great deal and people just can’t wait to sign up, why is it manditory?


20 posted on 10/02/2013 4:41:07 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: Paladin2

Pay to not play.


21 posted on 10/02/2013 4:42:54 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: tobyhill

22 posted on 10/02/2013 4:47:32 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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23 posted on 10/02/2013 4:47:53 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: tobyhill

24 posted on 10/02/2013 4:48:22 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: tobyhill
So. Mr. Obama won't negotiate. That's understandable, because the House and the Senate refused to negotiate with the then-minority party when they passed the monster. So the Democrats are remaining true to form.

"This is the law of the land, passed by both Houses and signed by the President. Republicans need to get over that."

Do the Democrats want to stay with that line? Because when it's time to talk about the sequester and the debt ceiling, the Republications can turn that stance around.

And what did their hard-line stance get them? The Tea Party got what they wanted -- a slow-down on ObamaCare. Something that could have been brought up after the Senate passed one of the handful of CRs that the House sent over. So, instead of having to haggle over just Obamacare, the Senate's stance -- and Obama's stance -- lost them not only the funding of Obamacare, but funding for significant slabs of the Federal government. To me, that's a step backwards. And now we have reports that the piecemeal restoration of funding for the rest of government is going to be voted down and/or vetoed. If the Senate and the President care so much about the people, why are they hurting so many of them by their actions.

And by their actions may they be known.

25 posted on 10/02/2013 4:49:16 PM PDT by asinclair (Political hot air is a renewable energy resource)
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To: tobyhill

Let’s hope Senator Cruz is in charge of planning and executing the debt ceiling negotiations.


26 posted on 10/02/2013 4:51:02 PM PDT by Principled
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To: tobyhill

The mask of the would be dictator is slipping. Obama sees absolute power and intends to break the last of the GOP opposition.


27 posted on 10/02/2013 4:52:40 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: tobyhill
President Obama ‘Exasperated’ by Shutdown, Says, ‘I Have Bent Over Backwards to Work With the.....

‘Exasperated’ Obama tells congressional leaders he ‘will not negotiate’ (Obama owns the shutdown)

0bama's coke-frazzled brain finally goes full schizophrenic.

28 posted on 10/02/2013 4:56:49 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: tobyhill

After declaring TWICE that he will not negotiate, that should be the end of John Boehner’s and Mitch McConnell’s trips to the White House.

It’s bad enough that we have a president who is continually making a fool of himself; we don’t also need to see the Speaker of the House and Senate Minority Leader futily trekking back and forth to the White House like sadsack silent-screen comedians every few days.


29 posted on 10/02/2013 4:58:23 PM PDT by Bluestocking
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To: grania
How come nobody’s coming up with the solution of making Obamacare voluntary? This is what Obama promised when campaigning against hillary.

In the 2008 campaign Democrats (was it Obama?) also promised that they would give all Americans the same healthcare plan that congress and the senate have.

But that is another promise that has fallen into the memory hole.


30 posted on 10/02/2013 4:59:37 PM PDT by Iron Munro (When a killer screams 'Allahu Akbar' you don't need to be mystified about a motive.)
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To: tobyhill
A leader who won't negotiate with the people's reps.

Yep...a true dictator.

31 posted on 10/02/2013 5:01:52 PM PDT by what's up
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To: tobyhill

Why not just have one party rule then? What is the effing point?


32 posted on 10/02/2013 5:03:19 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: grania

I have yet to hear anyone ask Pelosi, Reid or and other congress critter why they aren’t going to a part of Obamacare if it’s so great. Such a simple question. I really want to hear their answers.


33 posted on 10/02/2013 5:09:21 PM PDT by surrey
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To: TigersEye
Thanks for posting those two links. When I saw the latest 'won't negotiate' headline, I thought "Didn't I just read that he complained that he's bent over backwards" in dealing with the Pubbies?

I think Levin's right: this guy is unstable...

34 posted on 10/02/2013 5:17:00 PM PDT by DJ Frisat ((optional, printed after my name on post))
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To: Ann Archy

I think Obama’s government model is the one Hugo Chavez created in Venezuela. The legislature is just for show and does whatever the dictator and ruling party require.


35 posted on 10/02/2013 5:21:00 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: tobyhill

King Obama will never be held responsible for the shutdown because he has the communists MSM of America supporting this dictator. The ignorance of millions of Americans in the media is almost unbelievable.


36 posted on 10/02/2013 5:21:50 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: popdonnelly

Tell him to eat the poop he’s trying to fling.


37 posted on 10/02/2013 5:25:36 PM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (What's the frequency, Kenneth?)
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To: tobyhill
YES he owns it, but unfortunately in this nation we do NOT have a media that will publish or air anything that goes against their Lord and Savior .
38 posted on 10/02/2013 5:26:49 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Cheerio
We knew he was going to do this but now Obama has just exposed himself to the nation.
39 posted on 10/02/2013 5:31:37 PM PDT by tobyhill
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To: DJ Frisat
I think Levin's right: this guy is unstable...

Oh yeah! Big time.

40 posted on 10/02/2013 5:33:40 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: tobyhill
If Obama is still at the White House and the House and Senate is still available to him, then the government is still open.
41 posted on 10/02/2013 5:37:54 PM PDT by Precinct Worker
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To: surrey
I have yet to hear anyone ask Pelosi, Reid or and other congress critter why they aren’t going to a part of Obamacare if it’s so great. Such a simple question. I really want to hear their answers.

Because Pelosi and Reid are super wealthy. The super wealthy don't need health insurance because they can pay for even catastrophic incidents out of pocket. Especially when most policies cap out at around $1.5 million anyway.
42 posted on 10/02/2013 5:43:58 PM PDT by Old Yeller (Who am I to judge homosexuals? That's what the Tony Awards are for.)
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To: tobyhill

If the Clown can’t take the heat, RESIGN.


43 posted on 10/02/2013 5:46:55 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: skeeter

A full melt down would be so satisfying ... fetal position, catatonic ...


44 posted on 10/02/2013 5:48:57 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: tobyhill

45 posted on 10/02/2013 5:49:40 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: tobyhill

You know, we would not even be here if not for that ‘Benedict Arnold’ John Roberts, who changed his vote after voting to strike it down.


46 posted on 10/02/2013 5:52:49 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: Ann Archy

Obama is a drinker. I don’t know what he drinks but he is a drinker. I remember his first physical as president it was recommended that he cut back.

Perhaps it is time to negotiate with a bottle or two. His father was a notorious drinker and Hussian has that black and white thinking that drinkers are famous for.


47 posted on 10/02/2013 5:57:12 PM PDT by Chickensoup (...We didn't love freedom enough... Solzhenitsyn.)
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To: Iron Munro

Candidate Obama on September 20, 2008 at Bethune-Cookman University:

“Change means keeping the promise of affordable, accessible health care for every single American.  Under my plan, if you have health insurance, nothing changes for you, except that my plan will lower your health care costs.  If you don’t, you’ll be able to get the same kind of coverage that members of Congress give themselves.”


48 posted on 10/02/2013 5:59:08 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: skeeter

obama and his ilk know that this is their last chance. If the republicans fold, the dems win forever and the republicans win. If they fold all they’ll be able to say is “We told you so” after the SHTF.


49 posted on 10/02/2013 6:03:49 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: Ann Archy

It looks bad to state he will not talk so he will have a meeting to state he will not talk and then after tell his media pals he tried.

I frigging hate this girlie fairy guy. Never ran anything in his life, not even a hot dog stand and it shows


50 posted on 10/02/2013 6:12:02 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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