Obama Hosts Shutdown Summit


obamaPresident Obama called congressional leaders to the White House today to work out a way to get the government going again, two days into a shutdown that has furloughed hundreds of thousands of federal employees.

An administration official says that the president will urge the House to pass a “clean” continuing resolution, without add-ins to defund Obamacare.

He’s got a daunting referee job ahead of him: invitees Speaker Boehner, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, and Mitch McConnell have publicly feuded over the spending measure and show no signs of wavering, regardless of the economic consequences. Democrats have said they won’t negotiate, while their most conservative GOP counterparts are refusing to bend. Good luck, Mr. President. Read more at The New York Times.

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