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