Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Obama threatens veto

President Bush almost never used the power of veto. President Elect Obama is using the threat before he even enters office. Obama is pressing to get access to the remaining $350 billion in federal bailout funds. Members of Congress in his own party may be testing him. Of course, republicans will want to flex what little they have left in muscle.

Obama warns Democrats of veto over bailout funds
Associated Press ^ | January 14, 2009 | DAVID ESPO and JIM KUHNHENN

WASHINGTON – Tested before taking power, President-elect Barack Obama privately delivered a pre-inauguration veto threat to fellow Democrats on Tuesday, saying they would not deny him use of the remaining $350 billion in federal bailout fund. Read more at

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