March 19, 2009: Hill Democrats blame W.H. (Politico)

  • “I think the administration at best is sending mixed messages,” said Sen. Ron Wyden, whose own amendment to crack down on excessive compensation was dropped from the stimulus bill. The Oregon Democrat credited President Barack Obama for being “very blunt and very forthright and very strong” on the issue, but he said the president’s economic team “has not followed up, and it’s not acceptable to the American people.”