Las Vegas Sun

August 4, 2015

Currently: 103° — Complete forecast | Log in | Create an account

Letter to the editor:

Republicans thwart the president

Another view?

View more of the Las Vegas Sun's opinion section:

Editorials - the Sun's viewpoint.

Columnists - local and syndicated writers.

Letters to the editor - readers' views.

Have your own opinion? Write a letter to the editor.

President Barack Obama’s efforts toward balancing the budget were thwarted at every turn by the Republican senators and the House majority with the professed goal of assuring that Obama does not succeed in getting a second term.

Maybe when Obama is re-elected and cannot aspire to a third term the Republicans in the Senate and House will stop thinking about their own political futures and cooperate on passing legislation that will both balance the budget and improve the economy. Then they will not need to worry about Obama’s successes.

Join the Discussion:

Check this out for a full explanation of our conversion to the LiveFyre commenting system and instructions on how to sign up for an account.

Full comments policy