I can’t remember a more stunning rebuke of a president by a congressional leader than House speaker John Boehner’s refusal to agree to Pres. Barack Obama’s demand — er, request — that he summon a joint session of Congress to hear the president’s latest speech on the economy at 8 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, September 7.
Obama’s request was regarded as a clever move by some wiseguys in the Left blogosphere, because that was the exact time of a long-scheduled Republican presidential candidates’ debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. Take that, you guys!
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