(VIDEO) The Negotiator: Barack Obama Suddenly Willing To Talk With Republicans?


Earlier today, President Obama said he MAY be willing to talk with Republicans regarding the government shutdown...

This morning I had a chance to speak with Speaker Boehner, and I told him what I have been saying publicly- that I am happy to talk with him and other Republicans about anything, not just issues that I think are important, but issues they think are important. But I also told him that having such a conversation, talks, negotiations shouldn't require hanging threats of shutdown or economic chaos over the heads of American people.

BUT last week he had a much different message: