Woodward: Budget deal worked because Obama ‘not part of the negotiations’

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  1. Revmitchell

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    Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward has a theory for why Republicans and Democrats in the Congress were able to agree on a budget: President Barack Obama was far away from the negotiating table.

    “I think this deal worked, quite frankly — let’s go right to the center of this — because Obama was not part of the negotiations,” Woodward said on Fox News Sunday. “He is not a good negotiator.”

    Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2013/12/15/w...part-of-the-negotiations-video/#ixzz2nZ68Brwj
     
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    It worked because the country club Republicans lifted the automatic sequester and allowed increases in spending and "fees." The GOP caved, as usual.
     

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