Continuing to hunt for a political advantage in the fight over the looming sequester, President Obama on Wednesday will conduct interviews with eight local television stations in an attempt to intensify pressure on congressional Republicans.
The interviews come just a day after Obama warned the $85 billion in automatic cuts would take a "meat cleaver" to the country's economy and military readiness.
"By speaking to anchors from stations around the country, the president will have an opportunity to focus on the harmful local impacts that will be felt if congressional Republicans refuse to compromise," a White House official said. ...The Hill
OMG. Want to know what Mitch McConnell had to say about that? "More than three months after the November election, President Obama still prefers campaign events to common-sense, bipartisan action."
That's Common-Sense!... Bipartisan! ...Action! Coming from Mitch!... McConnell!