GOP Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on The Today Show
In the wishful thinking department Senator Mitch McConnell points out to the President who his friends really are.
“Frankly, what’s developing here is his biggest problem is with his own party, the Democratic Party, which seems to be drifting away from what he said he wanted, which was for the package to include at least 40 percent tax relief and to be earmark-free.â€
â€œSo he could, ironically, end up with better supporters in trying to achieve the kind of stimulus packageâ€”which would be timely, targeted and temporaryâ€” from us than he’s getting from the Democratic majority, at least so far here in the Congress.â€
â€œListening to what he said he wanted, we think we may be closer to that, oddly enough, than the Democratic majority, which seems to be pulling in the direction of fewer tax — less tax relief and things like fixing up the [National] Mall. You know, most people don’t think that’s the way we ought to spend stimulus money.â€
Obama heads to Capitol Hill today to address GOP lawmakers. Let’s see if Obama shows them some post-partisan love or reminds them that he “WON.”
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