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Good evening I'm Chris Wallace in full -- fair.
Despite the prospect of major -- -- because of those sequester and the fact these two months laid submitting a budget.
President Obama is spending much of this week fund -- That fact does not lost on Republicans were more than happy to point out the cost of the president's mostly political threat.
White House correspondent Wendell Goler has our top story tonight.
For the second part of his two day trip west President Obama scheduled for fund raisers at the home of wealthy San Franciscans.
Launching a campaign cash collection drive to put Nancy Pelosi back in the speaker's chair with the Democrats winning a majority in the house in November of next year.
Less than three months after taking the oath of office for a final time mr.
Obama was back on the campaign trail because quote.
My job is to make sure we move the country forward and I think we can best do that -- Nancy Pelosi is speaker of the house once again.
Not surprisingly Republicans disagreed the RNC releasing -- video with comments from the president's last campaign to criticize his latest.
We should -- The very wealthiest Americans to pay a little bit more -- a little -- -- a little bit more than pay a little bit more.
The White House blames house speaker John Boehner in the Tea Party wing of his caucus for two years of gridlock on Capitol Hill which has led to the current sequester.
Threatening furloughs of hundreds of thousands of federal workers.
In a gesture of solidarity mr.
Obama is returning 5% of his federal salary to the government it's -- -- the RNC ridiculed saying quote.
Maybe the president thought that returning 5% or 20000 dollars of his salary would help his sagging approval ratings.
But did he think we wouldn't notice he then took a 180000.
Dollar an hour taxpayer funded plane ride to fund raise -- millionaires and billionaires.
Critics also pointed to the California entertainment industry providing some of the campaign money.
And asked why mr.
Obama doesn't assign them some of the blame for gun violence and after accusing critics of misrepresenting his -- as an attack on the Second Amendment.
He mistakenly called the gun used in the Newtown Connecticut shootings fully automatic instead of a semi -- even before he left aides defended the fundraising for.
He's going to be raising money try to elect.
People who came -- share.
His agenda and -- and his priorities.
-- that's consistent with.
Actions taken -- past presidents.
I know it.
But open government advocates would like president who campaigned against the permanent campaign to take the lead on reform.
That is the game right now how it's played.
We'd like to see the the rules of the game changed and for President Obama as as the president.
To stand up and start pushing for some of these reforms.
To change the way we pay for politics.
Mary Boyle would like the president to use his executive powers to push the IRS and FCC.
To release the names of donors to groups -- bond political ads though she admits that would likely draw heated objections from Republicans.
Perhaps some Democrats as well Chris.
Wendell Goler reporting from the White House Wendell thanks -- --
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