Obama: Republicans ‘Trying To Mess With Me,’ Obama Tells Crowd At Missouri Auto PlantSubmitted by emalvini on Fri, 09/20/2013 - 20:57
Obama: Republicans ‘Trying To Mess With Me,’ Obama Tells Crowd At Missouri Auto Plant
By Philip Rucker, Friday, September 20, 12:12 PM
LIBERTY, Mo. — With Washington facing a potential government shutdown, President Obama traveled to the heartland Friday and delivered a combative rebuke of congressional Republicans for “trying to mess with me” instead of governing responsibly.
Obama railed at length against Republican lawmakers, whom he accused of “holding the economy hostage” by threatening not to fund the government and not to raise the government’s debt limit.