9:05 am || Departs White House with the first lady 11:30 am CT || Arrives Killeen, Texas 2:00 pm CT || Attends a memorial service for the Fort Hood victims 3:30 pm CT || Departs Killeen 4:20 pm CT || Arrives Houston 5:00 pm CT || Attends a DNC fundraiser; private residence, Houston 7:20 pm CT || Delivers remarks and answers questions at a fundraiser
President Obama and his aides are up to their usual deeply unpresidential vitriol, suggesting evil motives on the part of Republicans for opposing Obama’s agenda. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney today compared Republican opponents of the Paycheck Fairness Act to “conservatives” who fought civil rights legislation. Carney spoke today at the White House briefing: Republicans object to this strenuously using the same arguments that
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People who live in glass houses . . . Turns out the White House only pays women 88 percent of what it pays men. WHEN WILL THIS WAR ON WHITE HOUSE WOMEN STOP?? Please, if any of these poor women need counseling, they can get in touch with me on the contact page and I will see what I can do. From CBS News: White
The former chief of staff to one of President Obama’s closest friends, Eric Whitaker, will plead guilty to a massive kickback scheme and has agreed to cooperate with investigators, according to the Chicago Tribune. Quinshaunta Golden will admit “to bribery, theft and obstruction of justice . . . in a $400,000 state grant kickback scam she is accused of trying to cover up,” the Tribune reports.
IRS agents: No liberal groups targeted . . . Daily Caller Boehner: Someone should go to jail . . . Newsmax WH to press Obamacare “victory” . . . The Hill Obama backs down on Medicare cuts . . . The Hill GOP: More than $1B spent to promote ACA . . . Examiner Dems to demonize Justices . . . The Hill Holder considers gun