Poster’s Note: So you’re going to let this guy make you reschedule on the opening night of the football season at that? Of course we know the corporations and wealthy really run it, but other than that who is really running the country? Sometimes I wonder….
President Barack Obama will deliver an address to Congress outlining his new jobs agenda on Sept. 8 instead of the original date the White House requested on Wednesday.
White House Adviser Dan Pfeiffer announced Wednesday morning that the president requested to speak to a joint session of Congress on Sept. 7, which would have conflicted with a Republican presidential debate planned at the same time. House Speaker John Boehner rejected the request and suggested the president deliver his speech a day later. A Boehner spokesman said Boehner’s office had never been consulted about the president’s plans.
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney announced the change, but challenged Boehner’s claim that Republicans did not know about the original date. (more…)