Obama Gets Tough On Boehner and GOP Games In Latest Presser (VIDEO)
Matt | On 14, Jan 2013
The press was greeted with a random announcement on Monday morning that President Obama would hold a general press conference at 11:15 a.m. ET.
This was news to many observers because the president doesn’t just randomly take questions. He held announcements and pressers around the Newtown, Connecticut shooting and his post-election victory, but those were for special purposes. It is rare for the press to just be able to shoot questions at Obama without there being a real theme.
Well, six or so White House pool reporters got their wishes granted when they got to ask the president some questions.
Obama interacted with reporters after setting the record straight about the upcoming fights around the federal deficit and the debt ceiling. In a sense, the president drew his line in the sand about where he stood on these ridiculous fights.
The presser was pretty good. Take a look at the clip above…