Newly minted House Speaker Paul Ryan forgot himself a few days ago…..
We posted a piece in which Ryan revealed that he thopugh he could make some progress on things WITH the President and Democrats….
NOT A GOOD LOOK, there Mr Speaker…..
Today we have a piece in the Wall Street Journal that mentions CONFRONTATIONS and possible GOVT SHUTDOWNS against the White House!…..(And ‘rider’ goodies that Conservatives will seek to widdle away White House policies and actions, piece by piece….
What a surprise?
Ryan is now playing the game…..
Conservatives don’t want to see their guy mentioned in the same sentance as President Obama , or the White House unless they are butting heads…..
Ryan will still get deals…..That’s his job…..
But he WILL have to play the game for as long as he can stand it……
After which time he will do a ‘Boehner’ and quit…..
New House Speaker Paul Ryan struck a confrontational stance with the Obama administration Tuesday, setting the stage for showdowns over domestic spending and national security matters as Congress works to wrap up business for the year.
Mr. Ryan, speaking at The Wall Street Journal CEO Council annual meeting, said a spending bill needed to avoid a government shutdown in December must include Republican policy measures, injecting fresh drama into the year’s final budget fight.
He also forcefully warned President Barack Obama against using executive action to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and transfer its detainees to the U.S.
The Wisconsin Republican didn’t explicitly suggest government operations could lapse when funding expires on Dec. 11, but he didn’t rule out such a possibility. He said Republicans will force Mr. Obama to accept some conservative provisions, known as “riders,” in the sweeping spending bill…..Share on Facebook