President Barack Obama’s done running for office, but not making fun of Republicans.
In a speech to the Democratic National Committee’s winter meeting Friday in Washington, Obama ripped into Hill Republicans — and Sens. Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul (R-Ky.) in particular — for attempts to “spin” and “bamboozle” Americans by claiming to be for the middle class.
Mostly, Obama used the half-hour base-tending to promote his own record of job growth and make the case for the agenda that he’s been failing to get Congress to move on for over a year: immigration reform, raising the minimum wage, protecting equal pay, climate change.
“Here’s our program,” Obama called out to Republicans. “What’s yours? Tell us how you’d help middle class families. Because we’ve got an agenda. And we know it’s working.”
But he was clearly enjoying himself as he lit into his opponents more strongly.
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