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Conyers: Obama Suffers from ‘Rahm Emanuel Factor

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Revmitchell, Jul 28, 2009.

  1. Revmitchell

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    When it comes to health care reform, President Barack Obama has succumbed to the “Rahm Emanuel factor," meaning he will make a deal about anything, House Judiciary Chairman John Conyers (D-Mich.) told reporters at the National Press Club on Friday.

    Rahm Emanuel is the White House chief of staff and a top political adviser to the president.

    Conyers was complaining about President Obama not pursuing a "single-payer" health care system as the goal of his health-care reform efforts. This is a system that Conyers supports and that he says Obama also used to support.

    “I can remember when Obama agreed with me,” said Conyers.

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