Press secretary Robert Gibbs said Thursday the White House hopes to see the House approve the healthcare bill by March 18, the first day of the NCAA college basketball tournament and just before President Barack Obama leaves the country on an international trip. Based on conversations the White House has had with Democratic leaders in the House and Senate, healthcare reform is on track to move through Congress before Obama leaves for the trip to Indonesia and Australia, Gibbs said. "We're leaving on March 18 and we believe that we're on schedule.......... TRANSLATION:
Please get this done by then so I can go on vacation, watch basketball and bad mouth the U.S. again of foreign soil.
Does anyone else wonder why wasn't Obami this active when HE was in congress?