Bob Woodward has a story on this, but this has been out there a long time and was always known to come out of the Obama White House, down to Harry Reid and finally to the House Republicans. Sequestration was just a way to punt this issue til after the election so Obama could do his evil deed when it comes to cutting the military. The bad thing House Republicans did was go along with it. They should not have let this work out the way it did.
Back to Obama’s lie. Here is Bob Woodward’s account. This is from Today’s The Daily Caller and they are quoting Woodward’s book and Woodward in Politico.com:
“Then-OMB Director Jack Lew, now the White House chief of staff, and White House Legislative Affairs Director Rob Nabors pitched the idea to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), Woodward writes,” according to a Sept. 7 story appearing on the Politico website.
“Under the deal, which Republicans accepted after several rounds of bargaining, the federal debt ceiling was raised — staving off a potential financial crisis.”
READ IT ALL ON THE DAILY CALLER HERE