Rangel Wonders Why Obama Thought He Could Deal With ‘Mean, Racist’ Tea Party | Talking Points Memo

Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) has been clear about his opinion of the tea party before. But in a TV appearance Tuesday night, he went further, saying it was hard to work with anyone, including President Obama, who “really thought … that he could deal with the tea party,” according to Politicker.

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