Obama would veto latest 10 Republican spending bills

WASHINGTON Fri Oct 4, 2013 11:36am EDT

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the government funding impasse at M. Luis Construction, a local small business in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, October 3, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the government funding impasse at M. Luis Construction, a local small business in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, October 3, 2013.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Friday that President Barack Obama would veto the latest series of Republican spending bills designed to restart selected services amid the government shutdown, echoing veto threats made on similar House of Representatives measures earlier this week.

"The administration strongly opposes House passage of piecemeal fiscal year 2014 appropriations legislation that restores only very limited activities," the White House said in a statement.

"Consideration of appropriations bills in this fashion is not a serious or responsible way to run the United States government," the White House said.

(Reporting by Roberta Rampton; editing by Jackie Frank)

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Comments (5)
unionwv wrote:
Obama’s usual hostile “style”.

Oct 04, 2013 11:54am EDT  --  Report as abuse
tatman wrote:
unionwv: get over your hatred for this president. he won re-election, and america has supported his agenda. you are relegated to the past with your racist “blacks are hostile and vicious” mentality, along with the likes of the KK and segregation. your kind is forever dictating that the GOP will never again reach full power in this country, because the majority has moved on and are looking forward to a united nation accepting of diversity, freedom and social progression.

i support obama’s decision here, for the GOP are using a piecemeal approach to again de-fund the ACA, which is unacceptable. the ACA is here, it is law, and will be implemented. the tea party republicans are holding the nation hostage to achieve an ideological agenda, and this is the true definition of HOSTILE.

Oct 04, 2013 12:11pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
unionwv wrote:
@tatman; Don’t make it personal. It’s not. Especislly, don’t try to play the race card on me; It won’t work.

The presidents style IS HOSTILE, toward those who disagree with him, and the country is increasingly divided under his “leadership”.

Oct 04, 2013 1:07pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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