Apparently upset that ACORN isn't able to feed from the federal trough anymore, President Obama is trying to backdoor some love for his Nuts....
From Washington News Observer --
Video: Rep. Issa Asks If Decision To Continue ACORN Funding Is Obama's Payback To The Political Machine
(0:05) "While Americans were enjoying Thanksgiving holidays with their family and friends, they learned that the Obama Administration had released an opinion designed to overturn the very law Congress passed and the President signed that intended to cut off federal funding to ACORN. This decision raises obvious questions that now deserve an answer. Is this Barack Obama's payback to the political machine that helped get him elected?" –Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA)
Who: Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA), Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX), Congressman Steve King (R-IA), Todd Rokita (IN Secretary of State)
What: Forum on ACORN
Where: House of Representatives
When: Tuesday, December 1st, 2009
Soundbite 1: Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) Calls For Special Prosecutor For ACORN Investigation.
(0:59) "The President's ties to ACORN taint any conclusions the Justice Department may reach with regard to whether or not to investigate and prosecute ACORN employees. That is why I have requested that the Attorney General appoint a special prosecutor to oversee the investigation of ACORN." -Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX)
Soundbite 2: Rep. Steve King (R-IA) Says Obama Worked For ACORN.
(0:37) "We are going to find out that these roads following ACORN do lead to the White House. We know that the President has worked for ACORN and he has been part and parcel of that. He has talked about it openly, Project Vote in particular." -Rep. Steve King (R-IA)
Soundbite 3: Todd Rokita (IN Secretary of State) Says ACORN Investigations Should Not Be A Partisan Issue.
(2:44) "I'm not sure why this is a partisan issue quite honestly. When I get asked as Indiana Secretary of State about where we are with ACORN in our investigation into what is happening it's not just Republicans asking me; it's Democrats, it's everyone." - Todd Rokita , IN Secretary of State