White House Readies New Rescue for Auto Industry
With Congress gridlocked and the economy flailing, the Bush administration declared Friday it would step in and prevent the "precipitous collapse" of the U.S. auto industry and the disastrous economic impact of the hundreds of thousands of job losses sure to follow.
This is false.
There is no "gridlock."
Last night, Senate Republicans killed the bill by threatening to filibuster it and Dems. did not have the 60 votes to stop a filibuster.
Senate Republicans killed the bill.
That is not "gridlock." It is Senate Republicans casting votes and killing the bill.
As usual, the Associated Press has one thumb on the scale and the other up its ass.