Obama: GOP Slogan Is 'No, We Can't'

President embarks on 3-day fundraising trip
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 16, 2010 3:27 PM CDT
Obama: GOP Slogan Is 'No, We Can't'
President Barack Obama leaps onto the stage to speak at the ZBB Manufacturing Facility in Menomonee Falls, Wis., Monday, Aug. 16, 2010.   (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

President Obama began three days of campaigning for his fellow Democrats today ahead of the midterm elections, promising that homegrown clean-energy industry would replace lost manufacturing jobs, the AP reports. Speaking to a group of workers at ZBB Energy in Milwaukee, Obama excoriated Republicans for their near-constant opposition: "These guys' slogan is `no, we can't,'" the president said.

Obama also knocked Mitch McConnell, who over the weekend lamented that the Republicans hadn't obstructed more White House initiatives. "Obstruct more? Is that even possible?" the president asked. Obama's trip will take him from Wisconsin to fundraising stops in California, Washington, Ohio, and Florida, as he lends his weight to races considered crucial for the Democrats in November.
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