Obama Chooses Night Of Republician Debate To Speak

President Obama on Wednesday pulled rank on the Republican presidential candidates, announcing a key jobs speech next week on the same night as a GOP 2012 primary debate in California. 

The two-hour debate, at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, was supposed to start at 8 p.m. on Sept. 7. In his letter to congressional leaders Wednesday, Obama requested to speak before a joint session of Congress at the very same time. 

Republicans quickly slammed the president for the move. Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus called it a “thinly-veiled political ploy. Fox News – Click to Read More...