White House adjusts strategy on Republicans

Reporting from Washington – As voters lose patience with political gridlock, the Obama administration is embarking on a strategy aimed at putting Republicans on the spot: Either participate in bipartisan exchanges initiated by the president, or be portrayed as the party of obstruction.

The new approach is part of a series of adjustments the White House is making as it deals with the aftermath of Republican Scott Brown’s victory in Massachusetts, which cost Democrats their filibuster-proof majority in the Senate.

Read more: LA Times


February 21, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized | ,

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  1. Simply put, this is a set up where Obama is going to try to portray the GOP as not playing fair. The Blair House meeting is a set up. We already know that Obama has written his own health care proposal and there will be no room for any Republican imput. Watch!

    Comment by MTR | February 21, 2010 | Reply

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