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Thu Nov 8, 2012, 09:01 PM

Boehner: Obamacare is law of the land, Ryan not the GOP leader

http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-pn-john-boehner-obamacare-paul-ryan-20121108,0,3036470.story

Boehner: Obamacare is law of the land, Ryan not the GOP leader
By Lisa Mascaro

WASHINGTON – In a wide-ranging interview, House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) said raising tax rates is “unacceptable,” vice presidential nominee Paul D. Ryan is not the new leader of the GOP and the reelection of President Obama means the nation’s new healthcare law is “the law of the land.”

Boehner spoke to ABC News’ Diane Sawyer on Thursday, his first post-election interview as the divided Congress prepares to negotiate with the White House over the scheduled year-end tax hikes and spending cuts that economists fear will put the economy back in a recession.

“I’m the most reasonable, responsible person here in Washington,” said Boehner, who is expected to remain speaker in the new House Republican majority. “The president knows it. He knows that he and I can work together. The election’s over. Now it’s time to get to work.” ...

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jsr Nov 2012 OP
gordianot Nov 2012 #1
gkhouston Nov 2012 #2
wordpix Nov 2012 #3
Kolesar Nov 2012 #5
sobenji Nov 2012 #4
WinkyDink Nov 2012 #6

Response to jsr (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 09:05 PM

1. Gee has it started?

Reasonable Republicans where have they been?

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Response to jsr (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 09:14 PM

2. LOL, Boehner's trying very hard to look large and in charge. n/t

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Response to gkhouston (Reply #2)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 09:19 PM

3. “I’m the most reasonable, responsible person here in Washington”---oh yeah? Why then did you block

O's every move to help the country and get some bipartisan legislation passed?

Boner has stood up for the Tbaggers every time.

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Response to gkhouston (Reply #2)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 06:43 AM

5. Like a soggy low pressure system hanging over the Potomac...eom

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Response to jsr (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 09:37 PM

4. Diane Sawyer

I'll guarantee both Sawyer and Boehner were still suffering hangovers when they taped this.
"Damn those lights are bright".

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Response to jsr (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 06:45 AM

6. Exactly why is Boehner being treated---and is acting---as though HE is the President?

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