Martha Raddatz asked John Boehner this morning if he trusts the president as a negotiating partner on the debt. Boehner answered unequivocally that he does, though the two disagree on how to solve the “looming” debt crisis.
Minutes later on CBS, Bob Schieffer asked Paul Ryan much the same question. Ryan added Reagan’s rider in his response.
The issue of “trust” and our entitlement crisis was also a theme of the presidential election, as you’ll recall. Here are two clips of Vice President Biden asking the American people and the citizens of Gotham, respectively, who they trust.