Skip to comments.100 days in, Obama exudes second-term confidence (LOL!)
Posted on 05/01/2013 8:41:43 AM PDT by pabianice
(CNN) -- President Barack Obama confidently declared that his administration will get things done in Washington despite an atmosphere he described as divided and politically dysfunctional.
Speaking at a press conference 100 days into his second term, Obama fielded a range of questions on topics including Syria and the Boston Marathon attack, and he defended his administration's actions and positions.
Noting that lawmakers have blocked initiatives like averting forced budget cuts and expanding gun control, one questioner asked if Obama still had "the juice" to get his agenda through Congress. Obama clarifies 'game changer' comments Obama defends FBI, Russia over Boston
"I think it's a little, as Mark Twain said, you know, 'Rumors of my demise may be a little exaggerated at this point," Obama said at the White House.
"We understand that we're a divided government right now. Republicans control the House of Representatives. In the Senate, this habit of requiring 60 votes for even the most modest piece of legislation has gummed up the works there. And I think it comes to no surprise, not even to the American people, but even members of Congress themselves that right now things are pretty dysfunctional up on Capitol Hill," Obama said.
The president said he is confident that a range of priorities will get done, like immigration reform. He praised the bipartisan work on that bill.
"That's going to be historic achievement," Obama said. "I've been very complimentary of the efforts of both Republicans and Democrats in those efforts."
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Seems like a 100 years.
second term not so good ,going to need a third
Applying this rule to this president, isn't it a bit obvious he and I share much in common?
I would hate to be praised by the great usurper.
In the Senate, this habit of requiring 60 votes for even the most modest piece of legislation has gummed up the works there.
I noticed too, that he called the idea that the administration was shutting up whistleblowers
He has a odd way of looking at a constitutional
The only thing that filth exudes is skunk.
Thanks, I needed a laugh this morning!
They mean 100 year ARROGANCE. Damn spellcheck.
So the Clueless News Network thought that feckless performance was a winner,
Unbelievable. Even Mooshele had to avert her eyes when he was lying is a** off to Ed Henry about Benghazi.