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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Speaking to The National Memo later Thursday, Schweitzer praised Obama’s record on green jobs and expanded on his critique of the Republicans setting the agenda in Washington.

“They demanded to add this language [to an earlier funding bill] that the president must approve of the Keystone pipeline even before TransCanada knew the route. That’s politics: they’re asking pigs to fly. Pigs don’t fly. I know it and you know it, but members of Congress…”

Obama’s Manhattan visit included a private meeting with Jewish leaders, an event at director Spike Lee’s house, and a fundraiser at the Apollo theater featuring performances by Al Green and Gladys Knight. His campaign recently announced that it raised $42 million in the last three months of 2011, matching George W. Bush’s numbers for the same period in 2003.

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