A Week of Weak and Unstable Politicians,
John Boehner on 60 Minutes
(all choked up on the American Dream),
now Obama telemarketing for his re-election.
By Jordan Fabian
The Hill's Blog Briefing Room
In urging lawmakers to vote for his tax deal, President Obama is using one of his go-to lines from the healthcare debate, according to a Democratic lawmaker.
Obama is telling members of Congress that failure to pass the tax-cut legislation could result in the end of his presidency, Rep. Peter DeFazio (Ore.) said.
"The White House is putting on tremendous pressure, making phone calls, the president is making phone calls saying this is the end of his presidency if he doesn't get this bad deal," he told CNN's Eliot Spitzer. Link to The Hill complete article