Political Headlines November 16, 2012: Democratic & Republican Congressional Party Leaders: White House Fiscal Summit ‘Constructive’

POLITICAL HEADLINES

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 112TH CONGRESS:

THE HEADLINES….

Party Leaders: White House Fiscal Summit ‘Constructive’

Source: ABC News Radio, 11-16-12

Olivier Douliery/Pool via Bloomberg

“Constructive” is the buzzword of the day at the White House, following Friday’s first fiscal cliff summit between President Obama and top congressional leaders.

All the major players used the word to describe the conversation that lasted 70 minutes in the Roosevelt Room.

“The President and the leadership had a constructive meeting,” spokesman Jay Carney said in a statement. “We will continue a constructive process to find a solution and come to a conclusion as soon as possible.”

House Speaker John Boehner, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell were equally sanguine, appearing together outside the West Wing in a rare joint photo-op….READ MORE

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