INSIDE THE ROOM: House Republicans Challenge Obama on Budget, Sequester, Energy

President Obama is meeting with House Republicans at the Capitol. According to GOP sources, members are challenging him on a variety of issues.

Representative James Lankford (R., Okla.) spoke up and talked about the Ryan budget. He urged the president to support a budget that balances in a decade.

Representative Dave Camp (R., Mich.) asked the president to back entitlement reform, and to work hard to find consensus. He wants the president to craft a deal on “chained CPI,” which is one area where the White House has shown interest.

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Representative Candice Miller (R., Mich.) asked the president to stop playing games with sequestration and reopen the White House for tours.


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