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Breaking News: Obama to hold press conference at 2 p.m.
« on: October 08, 2013, 12:34:08 PM »
Obama sets press conference for 2 p.m. Tuesday
By JENNIFER EPSTEIN |
10/8/13 11:50 AM EDT

President Obama will make a statement and take questions from the press at 2 p.m. Tuesday, the White House said in updated guidance.

Obama last took questions from the White House press corps in early September, while traveling abroad in Sweden and Russia. His most recent full-scale press conference was on Aug. 9 in the East Room of the White House, just before he left Washington for a vacation on Martha's Vineyard.

With his long-planned trip to Asia this week cancelled because of the government shutdown, Obama is aiming to show that he's keeping up his involvement in resolving the situation, even as he repeats his refusal to negotiate on bills to fund the government and raise the debt ceiling.

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Re: Breaking News: Obama to hold press conference at 2 p.m.
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2013, 12:41:34 PM »
Here's what he'll say: 

"I've been willing to negotiate since the beginning but those mean old Republicans won't acquiesce to my demands."

"What about the debt ceiling?"

"There will be no negotiations.  But I'm willing to negotiate.  The Republicans are being obstinate."
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Re: Breaking News: Obama to hold press conference at 2 p.m.
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2013, 12:46:27 PM »
Here's what he'll say: 

"I've been willing to negotiate since the beginning but those mean old Republicans won't acquiesce to my demands."

"What about the debt ceiling?"

"There will be no negotiations.  But I'm willing to negotiate.  The Republicans are being obstinate."


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Re: Breaking News: Obama to hold press conference at 2 p.m.
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2013, 12:58:50 PM »
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President Obama will make a statement and take questions from the press at 2 p.m.

He will take questions? Oh, thank you, your Highness, thank you.
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Re: Breaking News: Obama to hold press conference at 2 p.m.
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2013, 12:59:32 PM »
There is no reason to call a press conference for the purpose of simply reiterating one's position.

Assuming he has not chosen to abandon any of his obdurate policy stances, Obama may be doing so simply because he has not yet heard the sound of his own voice on TV today.
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Re: Breaking News: Obama to hold press conference at 2 p.m.
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2013, 01:12:00 PM »
Obama may be doing so simply because he has not yet heard the sound of his own voice on TV today.

Yes, there's that, but he also be blue and feel the need for a dose of worship from the WH press corpse to cheer himself up. Their love is constant and uncritical.
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Re: Breaking News: Obama to hold press conference at 2 p.m.
« Reply #6 on: October 08, 2013, 01:28:12 PM »
There is no reason to call a press conference for the purpose of simply reiterating one's position.

Assuming he has not chosen to abandon any of his obdurate policy stances, Obama may be doing so simply because he has not yet heard the sound of his own voice on TV today.

That's it!

He will take questions but that doesn't mean he's going to answer any of them!
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Re: Breaking News: Obama to hold press conference at 2 p.m.
« Reply #7 on: October 08, 2013, 01:32:15 PM »
That's it!

He will take questions but that doesn't mean he's going to answer any of them!

I'm guessing he's already got the reporters/questions planted.

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Re: Breaking News: Obama to hold press conference at 2 p.m.
« Reply #8 on: October 08, 2013, 01:45:49 PM »
He will take questions? Oh, thank you, your Highness, thank you.

From carefully selected people with the correct questions, I'm sure. :Obounce:
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Re: Breaking News: Obama to hold press conference at 2 p.m.
« Reply #9 on: October 08, 2013, 01:48:14 PM »
It will just be more lies, half-truths, nuances, and blaming.  Why watch that, unless your Chris Matthews :lubyou:
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Re: Breaking News: Obama to hold press conference at 2 p.m.
« Reply #10 on: October 08, 2013, 01:58:45 PM »
How many ways is he going to say he won't negotiate? 
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Re: Breaking News: Obama to hold press conference at 2 p.m.
« Reply #11 on: October 08, 2013, 02:04:19 PM »
He will take questions? Oh, thank you, your Highness, thank you.

Yeah, here's a sample:

Obama media: How is this John Boehner's fault?
Obama media: Just how crazy is the Tea Party?
Obama media: Are Republicans trying to damage the country?

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Re: Breaking News: Obama to hold press conference at 2 p.m.
« Reply #12 on: October 08, 2013, 02:05:16 PM »
Mike Lee ‏@SenMikeLee 21h

Obama Admin’s behavior during week 1 of #shutdown has been the best argument against #Obamacare anyone has ever made

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Re: Breaking News: Obama to hold press conference at 2 p.m.
« Reply #13 on: October 08, 2013, 02:06:30 PM »
Katie Pavlich ‏@KatiePavlich 45s

Obama is late again

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Re: Breaking News: Obama to hold press conference at 2 p.m.
« Reply #14 on: October 08, 2013, 02:07:25 PM »
Gossip on the Hill ?@GossipOnTheHill 18s

According to Dana Bash, a top GOP politician on the Hill says there are absolutely no negotiations are happening right now

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Re: Breaking News: Obama to hold press conference at 2 p.m.
« Reply #15 on: October 08, 2013, 02:10:05 PM »
Gossip on the Hill ?@GossipOnTheHill 18s

According to Dana Bash, a top GOP politician on the Hill says there are absolutely no negotiations are happening right now

Take a peek at the newest headline and picture on Fox News.com   :smokin:
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Re: Breaking News: Obama to hold press conference at 2 p.m.
« Reply #16 on: October 08, 2013, 02:10:42 PM »
Mike Lee ‏@SenMikeLee 21h

The #shutdown is introducing us to the abusive, partisan, unaccountable bureaucracy that, will soon be running America’s health care system.

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Re: Breaking News: Obama to hold press conference at 2 p.m.
« Reply #17 on: October 08, 2013, 02:13:28 PM »
Dana Bash ?@DanaBashCNN 46s

Shouldn't be a surprise but @SpeakerBoehner in his office planning to watch potus presser


Zeke Miller ?@ZekeJMiller 47s

Two minute warning to Obama

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Re: Breaking News: Obama to hold press conference at 2 p.m.
« Reply #18 on: October 08, 2013, 02:16:09 PM »
Same BS from Sparky.   :whistle:
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Re: Breaking News: Obama to hold press conference at 2 p.m.
« Reply #19 on: October 08, 2013, 02:16:12 PM »
Robert Costa ‏@robertcostaNRO 11s

Obama at presser: having talks shouldn't be tied to "economic chaos"

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Re: Breaking News: Obama to hold press conference at 2 p.m.
« Reply #20 on: October 08, 2013, 02:16:44 PM »
Oceander Loesch ?@DLoesch 11s

Dems have a split congress. They have to learn how to negotiate to survive.

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Re: Breaking News: Obama to hold press conference at 2 p.m.
« Reply #21 on: October 08, 2013, 02:17:14 PM »
Amanda Carpenter ‏@amandacarpenter 15s

Ransom? Obama is the one saying "Give me Obamacare funding or you'll never see your government again!"

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Re: Breaking News: Obama to hold press conference at 2 p.m.
« Reply #22 on: October 08, 2013, 02:18:40 PM »
Shannon Bream ‏@ShannonBream 47s

POTUS says - GOP doesn't get to say give me what I want or I'll cause a recession





...giving the impression of course that the Repubs are the ones who will not talk...I hope a reporter calls him on this

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Re: Breaking News: Obama to hold press conference at 2 p.m.
« Reply #23 on: October 08, 2013, 02:19:09 PM »
Robert Costa ‏@robertcostaNRO 55s
Obama: I've had "serious conversations" w/ GOP leaders on the budget over the past year





,,,,this is a lie

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Re: Breaking News: Obama to hold press conference at 2 p.m.
« Reply #24 on: October 08, 2013, 02:19:27 PM »
David M. Drucker ‏@DavidMDrucker 1m

"They have decided to run out the clock…thinking that it would give them more leverage."

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