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August 19, 2014


Democrats Frustrated by Obama Indifference

The New York Times reports on a White House meeting with congressional leaders where President Obama quickly dismissed a request by Senate Majority Harry Reid to urge Republicans to stop blocking confirmation of his nominees.

Said Obama: "You and Mitch work it out."

"Mr. Reid seethed quietly for the rest of the meeting, according to four separate accounts provided by people who spoke with him about it. After his return to the Capitol that afternoon, Mr. Reid told other senators and his staff members that he was astonished by how disengaged the president seemed... But the impression the president left with Mr. Reid was clear: Capitol Hill is not my problem."












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