President Barack Obama signed an order Thursday unilaterally creating a bipartisan commission to rein in unruly deficits after Congress rejected a similar body with considerably more enforcement power.
In making the announcement, Obama said that unless lawmakers put aside partisan differences, the continuing red-ink trend could "hobble our economy." Link in reply below.
Answer by gemgem at 3:04 PM on Feb. 18, 2010
Personally, I am happy about this. It's about time Obama stopped trying to play nice, and just get the job done.
I am also hopeful that it will be a wake up call to Republicans.
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Answer by NotPanicking at 4:12 PM on Feb. 18, 2010
Just part of Obama's plan to seize more power away from congress , wants to be another Chavez and or Castro.
Answer by Natesmom507 at 4:27 PM on Feb. 18, 2010
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