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

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“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]