Obama: ‘Republican Leaders Just Don’t Get It’

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"Republicans just don't understand ... " Photo: Charles Ommanney/Getty Images

“Republican leaders in Washington just don’t get it. While a majority of Senators support taking these steps to help the American people, some are playing the same old Washington games and using their power to hold this relief hostage ... It doesn’t make sense.” —A seemingly frustrated President Obama, during his weekly radio address, responding to Republican opposition to Senate Democrats’s efforts to pass a jobs bill extending unemployment benefits and sending billions in fiscal relief to state governments. [Politico]