House Democrats wonder why Obama doesn't talk to them

Democrats in the House of Representativese are bemoaning the lack of communication with the president and wonder openly if he just has a lot of disdain for the legislative branch. Gee, Ya think? The Hill: “It's hard for us to fathom; I mean, is it just lack of full staffing and resources? [Is it] professional commitment? Is it a disdain for the legislative branch? I mean, what is it?” asked Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.). “People like me want to be allies — I mean, I am an ally. So work with us, reach out to us; you know, we're not the enemy.” Connolly emphasized that he has "no complaints" with the administration's outreach when it comes to logistics and political operations. But as a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, he's long-been frustrated by the White House’s approach to "the bread-and-butter of congressional relations and the policy front."   “That’s made our...(Read Full Post)