Obama “No Negotiation” press conference – LIVE

October 08, 2013 0 Comments

Press conference starts at 2 p.m. Eastern.

In a hastily called press conference, Obama is expected to reiterate that he will not negotiate with Republicans unless and until a “clean” Continuing Resolution is passed and the debt ceiling raised without condition.

That’s the message The White House sent out this morning, with Obama calling John Boehner to tell him that there will be no negotiation:

BREAKING: @brendan_buck: "The president called the speaker again today to reiterate that he won't negotiate…"

— Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) October 8, 2013

It is not surprising that Obama is seeking press coverage explaining why he will not negotiate, as Obama’s no-negotiation posture is hurting him, as even Jonathan Chait at New York Magazine recognizes:

… House Republicans may have a better sound-bite message. Last night I listened to a short radio news report, and it summarized the position of the two parties as follows: Republicans want to negotiate, and Democrats refuse…. Obama’s message is currently complicated — negotiate this, not that — while Boehner’s is simple….

Obama has a problem going simple because he and Democrats have so demonized Republicans and the Tea Party as terrorists that Obama has left himself on a ledge where he either jumps and takes the country with him, or he negotiates with terrorists.


   





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