×
Newsmax TV & Webwww.newsmax.comFREE - In Google Play
VIEW
×
Newsmax TV & Webwww.newsmax.comFREE - On the App Store
VIEW
Tags: rove | obama | debt | limit

Rove: Obama Wants to 'Break the Republicans'

By    |   Sunday, 06 October 2013 11:58 AM

Republican strategist Karl Rove on Sunday described President Barack Obama's behavior throughout the budget showdown as "stubborn obstructionism" whose goal is to "get more money and break the Republicans."

"The stubborn obstructionism of the president … has a purpose, which is to try and get the Congress to agree to the Senate Democrats' spending number, which is $91 billion bigger than the House, and bust the sequester, and end the 2011 spending agreements," Rove said on "Fox News Sunday." "He is attempting to put the responsibility for raising the debt ceiling and, in fact, naming the amount of the debt ceiling on the Congress and not on himself."

Urgent: Should GOP Stick to Its Guns on Obamacare? Vote Here.

Rove said budget experts both inside and outside of Congress have told him a $1 trillion debt increase is needed "to get the debt and the government past the 2014 election."

"He [Obama] doesn't want to be the guy who goes out and says, well, after all this happy talk about the spending and deficits, and how everything is hunky dory, that he needs $1 trillion more in authority to get himself through the next year," Rove said.

© 2021 Newsmax. All rights reserved.


Newsfront
Republican strategist Karl Rove on Sunday described President Barack Obama's behavior throughout the budget showdown as stubborn obstructionism whose goal is to get more money and break the Republicans. "The stubborn obstructionism of the president has a...
rove,obama,debt,limit
197
2013-58-06
Sunday, 06 October 2013 11:58 AM
Newsmax Media, Inc.
More Articles
Join the Newsmax Community
Read and Post Comments
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
 
TOP

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
Download the NewsmaxTV App