Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Gingrich's comments

I see over at The Hill that Democrats are calling on Republicans to respond to Newt Gingrich's claim that President Obama has 'already failed.'. Gingrich, of course, was raising money for the NRCC, so Republican Representatives are financially benefiting from the speech. According to the Hill, the following press release (or something like it -- I've changed the name) was sent to Frank LoBiondo:

"Does Representative Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ) agree with Newt Gingrich's absurd comment that President Obama has already failed? After last night's fundraiser for Congressional Republicans, Representative LoBiondo needs to clarify whether or not he agrees with Gingrich, Palin, and other obstructionist Republicans who are banking on President Obama's failure instead of offering solutions that invest in America's success and get our economy back on track."

I'm not exactly expecting a reply. Republicans are voting against Obama's plans for economic recovery, so I imagine that's exactly what LoBiondo thinks.