Top Leaderboard, Site wide
Left Masthead
October 13, 2015
Truthdig: Drilling Beneath the Headlines
Sign up for Truthdig's Email NewsletterLike Truthdig on FacebookFollow Truthdig on TwitterSubscribe to Truthdig's RSS Feed

Dr. Ben Carson, Crackpot

Primo Levi, Complete

Truthdig Bazaar more items

Ear to the Ground
Print this item

Obama to Congressional Foes: ‘Stop Just Hatin’ All the Time’ (Video)

Posted on Jul 30, 2014

NBC News screen shot

Doesn’t he know that this would leave them with no purpose? President Obama, facing a House vote Wednesday to sue him for overextending his powers in pushing the Affordable Care Act through, took some shots at his opponents.

During a speech about the economy in Kansas City, Mo., on Wednesday, Obama spoke from the podium to his Republican colleagues on Capitol Hill. “Stop being mad all the time. Stop just hatin’ all the time. … Let’s get some work done together,” he said. From NBC News:

“They have announced that they are going to sue me for taking executive actions to help people,” he said during an event in Kansas City. “They’re mad because I’m doing my job.”

Calling the vote a waste of valuable taxpayer dollars, Obama said Republicans are also taking time away from important legislation they should be addressing.

Obama added that it won’t be long before his detractors “can be mad at the next president.”

Watch his speech here:

—Posted by Kasia Anderson


More Below the Ad


Square, Site wide

New and Improved Comments

If you have trouble leaving a comment, review this help page. Still having problems? Let us know. If you find yourself moderated, take a moment to review our comment policy.

Right 1, Site wide - BlogAds Premium
Right Skyscraper, Site Wide
Right Internal Skyscraper, Site wide
Right 2, Site wide - Blogads
Join the Liberal Blog Advertising Network

Like Truthdig on Facebook