So Much For Negotiating: White House Rejects House Republican Proposal

Tyler Durden's picture
Before Boehner and his merry men even had a chance to explain themselves, the White House has pre-empted...
  • WHITE HOUSE SAYS LATEST FISCAL PROPOSAL FROM HOUSE REPUBLICANS IS "PARTISAN ATTEMPT TO APPEASE A SMALL GROUP OF TEA PARTY REPUBLICANS
  • WHITE HOUSE SAYS DEMOCRATS, REPUBLICANS IN SENATE HAVE BEEN WORKING IN GOOD FAITH ON FISCAL IMPASSE, AND TIME FOR HOUSE TO DO SAME
  • WHITE HOUSE REJECTS HOUSE GOP PROPOSAL TO RAISE DEBT LIMIT AND REOPEN GOVERNMENT
Between Boehner's "Senate bill is hand grenade" and Van Hollen's "House Bill is reckless" comments, how anyone can argue we are getting closer to deal is beyond us... Obama is at least consistent - "unconditional surrender of default" remains the only play for now...