White House: GOP Will Support Stimulus Bill

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House spokesman says he expects
President Barack Obama will get GOP support for his economic
stimulus package.

But Robert Gibbs didn't say how much.

The presidential spokesman made the comment Tuesday shortly
after Obama met with GOP leaders and their rank and file members on
Capitol Hill in private meetings. Republicans are grousing over the
$825 billion price tag and they say the package doesn't include
enough tax cuts.

Gibbs told reporters at the White House: "I think we will have
Republican support for this bill."

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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  • by Randy Location: Martin on Jan 28, 2009 at 02:07 PM
    Tax cuts and cut out all the pork in this package and it may work.
  • by Karen on Jan 28, 2009 at 04:59 AM
    The republicans will do all they can to derail this bill-not enought tax breaks for the very wealthy----but don't worry they are now powwerless as they should be.
  • by READER on Jan 27, 2009 at 06:38 PM
    You mean the Republicans want some tax cuts? Let's see for the rich again surely not for us poor folks. Why can't they allow give us the income tax break and a stimulus check? It should would help out on the high electric bills this month.

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