Obama On Boehner’s ‘Ant’ Remark: I’m ‘Stunned’ He’s That ‘Out Of Touch’ | Talking Points Memo

President Obama will say that he “was stunned to hear the leader of the Republicans in the House say that financial reform was like using a nuclear weapon to target an ant,” according to his prepared remarks for a Town Hall event today.Boehner said in an interview Monday that the financial reform bill is like “killing an ant with a nuclear weapon,” and is now taking his lumps for the remark.

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