SNN Breaking News: Bush Talks Out Of His Ass

The FISA deal is now dead in the water. Dubya would like you to believe that it's the Dems' fault for not meeting his strict requirements for signing the bill:
[...] I'll ask one question, and I'm going to ask the DNI: Does this legislation give you what you need to prevent an attack on the country? Is this what you need to do your job, Mr. DNI? That's the question I'm going to ask. And if the answer is yes, I'll sign the bill. And if the answer is no, I'm going to veto the bill.

And so far the Democrats in Congress have not drafted a bill I can sign.
A key Democrat in the negotiations, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD), says that a deal had in fact been reached with McConnell, who has been busy lobbying Congress on a FISA update all week. "We had an agreement with DNI McConnell," Hoyer spokeswoman Stacey Bernards tells TPMmuckraker, "and then the White House quashed the agreement."
So, did McConnell lie about the agreement or did Bush simply not give a shit? I'm thinking the latter. Either way, these two boys are being sent to their rooms without supper or dessert until one of them fesses up. And no backsass from either of you, misters!

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