To encourage GOP lawmakers to compromise on legislation to raise the U.S. debt ceiling—and avoid default—President Obama’s Twitter account on Friday began tweeting the names and Twitter handles of Republican holdouts.
It started with this message from the president himself:
The time for putting party first is over. If you want to see a bipartisan #compromise, let Congress know. Call. Email. Tweet. —BOless than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet ReplyBarack Obama
That was followed by these messages written by a staffer: