Obama's team calls a timeout
Christi Parsons, Lisa Mascaro and Kathleen HennesseyWASHINGTON — As the White House announced this week it had canceled the annual congressional picnic, officials said the decision had nothing to do with the administration's frustration with Congress.
After a week in which President Obama narrowly averted a bruising defeat on Capitol Hill over a military strike on Syria, the decision had the feeling of a much-needed timeout.
The messy debate over a resolution to authorize military force put a harsh light on the president's already rocky relationship with Congress.
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"Obama's team calls a timeout ", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), septembre 2013. Consulté le 29/11/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/obama-s-team-calls-a-timeout-