Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Obama Calls Brown on Wall Street and Immigration Reform

This photo has no relevance to this post, or it could if you viewed the flowers as wooing the opposition. I just think it's funny.

Apparently, you have to say "Wall Street" reform as opposed to "banking" reform in order for the American people to get it, according to a Gallup poll. For all the hype and extended play politics over financial reform, I mean, Wall Street reform, I think it's going to get done quickly. Obama only needs one republican on financial reform, but I think he's going for a more bipartisan bill because it's in reach.
President Barack Obama called Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) to talk Wall Street reform legislation on Tuesday, and has been in talks with Republican lawmakers about the bill.

Deputy Press Secretary Bill Burton said the president and members of the administration have been working closely with GOP members of Congress, telling a pool reporter that Obama had called Brown aboard Air Force One while flying back from California today.

Obama and Brown talked financial reform and immigration reform, despite Brown having maintained as lately as this Sunday that he would join a Republican filibuster of the legislation. The Hill