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-- president Obama's charm offensive.
The fallout from the sequester and the process prospect of more budget hassles all year -- as one pundit wrote.
Push the president to the point of pleasantries.
Chief White House correspondent Ed Henry on the latest breaking -- Bret.
Another day another Republican dining partner for President Obama as he invited house budget chairman Paul Ryan for lunch.
The president suddenly getting more aggressive about reaching out and while aides -- a shift in strategy as you know the president believes that chairman -- Is I thought leader in the party a dramatic change and told from last spring and the Ryan Republican budget if it were.
Enacted into law.
Would be incredibly harmful to.
America's seniors Republican speaker John Boehner noted it's a shift from the more recent days after the election when the president hit the road again.
We went through months of campaign style events all over the country that this week -- we've gone warm eighty.
Now he's gonna.
After being an office now over four years.
He's actually in -- sit down and talk to members at the White House spokesman Jay Carney noted it was a big Gainer who walked away from deficit talks again and again this president has.
Moved towards Republicans in trying to find common ground.
In these negotiate.
-- late last year though the president did not back up his one on one Boehner meetings with broader outreach like Wednesday night's dinner at the Jefferson Hotel.
I haven't talked to -- in over a year.
But now he's engaging members of the senate and the house not just the leadership.
And I encourage the president to keep this up.
Well last night's attendees were all Republicans today's launch also included Chris van Holland the top Democrat on the House Budget Committee.
Ryan praised the president but prodded Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid by saying quote.
I think President Obama -- dig up frank discussion about Washington's budget challenges.
I look forward to having that debate next week with specific budget proposals from house Republicans and senate Democrats.
The outreach comes as the president plays some defense over the sequester.
The fallout continuing from the decision to shut down White House tours as a group of six graders in Iowa took to social media to plead for their tour.
-- -- Asked about the students Carney basically said there's not.
You can do whether it's.
In the education budget where you need you know -- -- given flexibility your option is to give less money to disabled kids so you can get more money important as.
You know more support -- kids or is -- this is this this is a similar kind of tradeoff.
Now based on Secret Service numbers cutting these -- only -- about 74000.
Dollars a week -- meanwhile the daily caller is reporting.
But the salary of the director of the White House visitors office one up about 30000 dollars in recent years.
-- on this -- panel Ed Henry on the north lawn had tax.
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