Obama: Republicans Must Be Embarrassed For Having Done So Little


Republican lawmakers have to be embarrassed with how little they’ve accomplished in Congress, President Barack Obama said in an interview with MSNBC Hardball’s Chris Matthews.

In the interview which aired Thursday night, Obama said the only thing that’s stopping Congress from passing a major immigration reform bill are House Republicans. He went on to say that Republicans are probably ashamed that they’ve accomplished so little over the past few years in Congress.

“And I actually think there are a bunch of Republicans who want to get stuff done. I– they’ve gotta be embarrassed,” Obama said. “Because the truth of the matter is is that they– they’ve now been in charge of– of the House of Representatives– one branch or one chamber in one branch of government for a couple of years now. And they just don’t have a lot to show for it.”