Thursday, January 20, 2011

Boehner Snubs 3rd State Dinner

People hate to think it's 'pettiness' but how else to explain the Republican Party leader's refusal to attend all 3 of President Obama's state dinners?

John Boehner who toasted the queen in 2007 has since refused all three state dinner invitations from Democratic President Barack Obama for key U.S. allies: Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Mexican President Felipe Calderon and, on Wednesday night, President Hu Jintao of China. . "I hate to think it would be pettiness: 'I don't like the president so I am not coming,'" said a former social secretary in a Republican White House, who requested anonymity.

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