The Republican Plot To Obstruct Obama

Posted by | August 23, 2012 21:24 | Filed under: Top Stories

Michael Grunwald writes about it in The New New Deal: The Hidden Story of Change in the Obama Era. He outlines “the Republican plot to obstruct President Obama before he even took office, including secret meetings led by House GOP Whip Eric Cantor (in December 2008) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (in early January 2009) where they laid out their daring (though cynical and political) no-honeymoon strategy of all-out resistance to a popular president-elect during an economic emergency. ‘If he was for it,” former Ohio senator George Voinovich explained, “we had to be against it’.”

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