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Can GOP blame Obama for the sequester? - Reuters

blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2013/02/19/can-gop-blame-obama-for-the-sequester/

Feb 19, 2013 ... But Republicans think they can blame the president. .... Wasn't the sequester Obama's idea or, as Obama admits, “put forth by his team”?

Barack Obama says Congress owns sequestration cuts | PolitiFact

www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2012/oct/24/barack-obama/obama-says-congress-owns-sequestration-cuts/

Oct 24, 2012 ... Said Romney: "I will not cut our military budget by a trillion dollars, which ... Obama responded by saying Romney was assigning blame in the wrong place. ... At any rate, Republicans and Democrats came to a less ambitious ...

The absurd claim that only Republicans are to blame for cuts to ...

www.washingtonpost.com/news/fact-checker/wp/2014/10/15/the-absurd-claim-that-only-republicans-are-to-blame-for-cuts-to-ebola-research/

Oct 15, 2014 ... Democrats earn 4 Pinocchios for claiming the GOP cut public-health spending. ... “sequester” budget cuts in the 2011 budget agreement have further juggled ... they could not reach a grand budget deal with President Obama.

Obama blames Republicans for sequester - USA Today

www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/03/02/obama-republicans-sequester-cathy-rodgers/1958019/

Mar 2, 2013 ... President Obama sought Saturday to blame the Republicans for $85 ... it will be spent on new stimulus projects and government programs," ...

Fox News Forgets That GOP Supported The Sequester

mediamatters.org/blog/2013/02/07/fox-news-forgets-that-gop-supported-the-sequest/192574

Feb 7, 2013 ... Fox blames Obama for the south losing the Civil War. ... If tomorrow Fox says the GOP supported the sequester, that will be the new gospel for ...

Is Obama Responsible For The Sequester? - Business Insider

www.businessinsider.com/obama-republicans-sequester-budget-cuts-gop-john-boehner-senate-2013-3

Mar 5, 2013 ... Why John Boehner Might Be Right To Blame Obama For The Sequester ... While it is true that Senate GOP leaders have no political will for a ...

How Republicans Came To Own Sequestration's Devastating Cuts ...

thinkprogress.org/how-republicans-came-to-own-sequestrations-devastating-cuts-as-a-victory-9b3d08872a2c

Oct 15, 2013 ... Here's how we got from “Obama's sequester” to a Republican victory: ... February 13: Sequestration Will Be A “Home Run” At a Politico event, Rep. ... of the cuts, Republicans also geared up to blame President Obama for the ...

Who's responsible for the sequester? - CBS News

www.cbsnews.com/news/whos-responsible-for-the-sequester/

Feb 24, 2013 ... Republicans and the White House each blame the other for the ... President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner have been ... That's the short story on who's to blame for the so-called "sequester," which will cut $120 ...

Blame Austerity, Not Obama, For Slow Economic Recovery | The ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/austerity-obama-economic-recovery_us_57ab9a5be4b0ba7ed23eece4

Aug 11, 2016 ... GOP-led spending cuts have led to "the most discouraging recovery on record," an ... Blame Austerity, Not Obama, For Slow Economic Recovery ... administration , including the automatic, across-the-board cuts of sequestration. ... I know the president can't wave his wand and make Congress follow, but .....

The 'Obamaquester' - FactCheck.org

www.factcheck.org/2013/02/the-obamaquester/

Feb 19, 2013 ... This Republican talking point aims to blame President Obama for more ... to his sequester, one that could reduce spending in a smarter way.