From the White House:
THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 1, 2011
Statement by the Press Secretary
After consulting with the Speaker’s office, the President has accepted an invitation to address a Joint Session of Congress at 7pm on Thursday, September 8th.
And the republicans?:
@RepJoeWalsh Rep. Joe Walsh
Instead of being a prop of another one of the President’s speeches, next Thursday I will fly home to IL to talk to real job creators #tcot 5 hours ago via web
You think he’d show up if the speech was on Wednesday as originally discussed? Just asking.
You can’t negotiate with teabaggers. Almost everyone understands that.