There was a meeting
We now know when the Congressional Republicans decided to oppose and obstruct every single thing that President Obama has tried to do. It was in a secret meeting that occurred the day President Obama was inaugurated.
Robert Draper’s new book,Do Not Ask What Good We Do — Inside the U.S. House of Representatives, details a meeting that took place on inauguration day, among leaders of the Republican Party — including Eric Cantor,and Paul Ryan, and the disgraced former Republican speaker of the House Newt Gingrich; Along with Republican communications adviser Frank Luntz, who organized the event.
According to Robert Draper’s book, after 4 hourseveryone agreedon the path forward for the Republican Party:Show united and unyielding opposition to the President’s economic policies.
Win the spear point of the House in 2010.
Jab Obama relentlessly in 2011.
Win the White House and the Senate in 2012.
"You will remember this day," Newt Gingrich proclaimed to the others as they said goodbye. "You’ll remember this as the day the seeds of 2012 were sown."
They won the House and lost everything else, and damaged the country in the process.