Obama Seeking Emergency Camp David Meeting, Boehner Just Says No
In the most dramatic example of someone give the teleprompter the finger on the debt target (f/k/a debt ceiling, in the pre Federal Reserve days), after earlier it was announced that Obama, so willing to continue the charade, was pushing for a Camp David meeting where the debt ceiling issue would be resolved, bunch-of-fat-old-men-locked-up-in-a-room-nobody-leaving-until-solution-is-reached style, Reuters reports that Boehner has politely refused this latest farcical denouement, and told the White House "that he sees no need to move the negotiations on debt and deficits to Camp David." In other news, it is now 7 days and counting until July 22.
House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner, the top U.S. Republican, has told the White House that he sees no need to move the negotiations on debt and deficits to Camp David.
"The speaker has told the White House he sees no need to go to Camp David this weekend," Boehner spokesman Brendan Buck said on Thursday.
The White House had been weighing the idea of Camp David talks but no decision had been made and White House aides said there were "currently no plans for that."