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Obama Morning News || Friday, April 22, 2011

Obama ordered U.S. drones into the Libya battle, deepening U.S. involvement in an effort to break the stalemate. Sen. John McCain traveled to the rebel capital of Benghazi.

Obama’s latest deficit task force is off to a rocky start, with some members of the Vice President Biden-led Congressional effort complaining it’s political theater. A panel of experts rates Obama’s budget plan at $1.5 trillion more than the GOP plan. The Tea Party is bearing down on the GOP with the message: No debt ceiling increase without real cuts.

The Birther issue is proving to be a winner for conservatives, with bills pending in a dozen states to force candidates to prove their status. POLITICO outlines a history of Birtherism.

Obama made his reelection case out in California, saying he’s come through on his promises. On the economy, he was talking tax hike for high earners. The president charmed Hollywood, which is not too hard for him.

And Obama has expanded the White House Easter Egg Roll into a star-studded bonanza.

7 thoughts on “Obama Morning News || Friday, April 22, 2011”

    1. John McCain is a progressive. Once upon a time he thought Osama bin Laden was a great guy too. I thank him for his service to our country, but trust him about as much as I trust the current WH occupant, which is zip, zero, nada.

  1. How can McCain say that the rebels are heros? They’ve admitted, that they can’t determine who it is we’re fighting. Muslim Brotherhood has infiltrated the rebels.

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