President Calls For Bipartisanship, Not Bickering

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

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Thursday, May 14, 2009

President Barack Obama says he expects to see more consensus between Democrats and Republicans but that first the GOP must realize Americans "want results, not bickering."

At a town hall meeting in New Mexico, President Obama said once that happens, Republicans will find an "open, outstretched hand" from him.

He spoke of partisan differences over the stimulus plan, the budget and health care. And he said there are legitimate disagreements, though he argued that some Republicans weren't as concerned with higher debt when it was being accumulated by the previous administration.

He also said the media focuses more on the areas of disagreement than the areas in which the two parties find common ground.


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