The Republican political strategy during the past six years has been simple and consistent: If Obama was for it, we had to be against it.
No cooperation meant no bipartisan photo ops.
The one guy who bucked that was New Jersey Governor Chris Christie during Hurricane Sandy in 2012, when the Governor praised President Obama for his “outstanding” and “wonderful” response in the storm’s aftermath. As the Washington Post reported at the time:
He [Christie] even told Fox News the president had