John Boehner Attacks WH For Not Putting Health Care Proposal Online, Then Attacks It For Doing So
House Minority Leader John Boehner went after the White House for doing exactly what he suggested they do. It began with a letter to White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel urging that a proposal be put on line in advance of a bipartisan summit. Chris Bowers at Open Left sums it up:
So, four days later, the White House accepted this demand, and announced it would post a legislative proposal online more than 72 hours before the summit:
Since this meeting will be most productive if information is widely available before the meeting, we will post online the text of a proposed health insurance reform package.
So, naturally, the next day, Boehner attacked the White House for giving into his demand:
“A productive bipartisan discussion should begin with a clean sheet of paper,” Boehner said in a statement.Click here for reuse options!
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