President Obama is setting a trap for John Boehner and Mitch McConnell by threatening to veto defense spending for the entire year unless Republicans back off of their budget cuts.
The White House made it clear that President Obama wants the sequester cuts gone by threatening to veto every appropriations bill that uses sequester cuts to establish funding levels.
The ghosts of chaos past are haunting the House as Republicans are desperately trying to navigate around their own sequestration level spending caps in order to appease the war hawks in their party.
The Republican Holy Grail of sequestration, the idea they were so proud of that they bragged about it and begged for it for years, has turned out to be a total failure. The fallout resulting from their slapdash, chaotic efforts to drown the baby with the bathwater continues.
Republicans will have killed an additional 240,000 jobs in 2014 according to The Council of Economic Advisers who estimated that not extending the unemployment benefits will have a deleterious effect on hiring.
Boehner's phony indignation targeting conservative groups he bent over backwards serving over the past three years did not have an ounce of truth or credibility.
it was fairly clear by the giddy-ass grin on Paul Ryan's face that Senator Murray likely did all the compromising to agree that an austerity budget defying sane economic comprehension.
Americans will discover in the next week the only hazard to their health is Republicans on a crusade to see which faction can cause the most damage to the people and the nation.
Republicans certainly find revenue to fund billions of dollars for oil subsidies and agricultural corporations but they claim they do not have the money to stop cuts to Meals on Wheels
Republicans have assumed the power of life and death over Americans in need of basic sustenance, shelter, and healthcare.
Fox News has opened a new front in the war on America's poor children that reveals no-one is safe from the GOP unless they are rich.
Republicans are enthusiastic about sequester cuts until it affects their wealthy constituents. Then, they throw temper tantrums.
While conservatives whine about White House tours cancer patients will die because of their sequester cuts.
The best thing about the March jobs numbers is they prove that President Obama was right when he said the sequester would stunt job growth.
Americans can hardly take much more economic abuse from Republicans and Wall Street CEOs, panting to cut spending under the guise of debt or deficit reduction just to enrich wealthy industrialists.
Thirty years ago Ronald Reagan set in motion a movement that hastened America's deterioration that another Republican president, George W. Bush, accelerated twelve years ago.
Koch brothers' front group, Americans for Prosperity (AFP), sent congratulations to Republicans and their supporters around the country for helping push the sequester cuts.
Republicans are congratulating themselves for allowing the dreaded sequester to take effect knowing full well that in the first year of a ten year plan, about a million Americans will lose their jobs.
The President is right to tell Americans the devastating truth; Republicans are deliberately punishing people and reversing economic recovery.
Rep. Paul Ryan went on CNBC today, looked straight into the camera, and completely lied about the sequester to the American people.