Asked if he had ridden a motorcycle, Obama says: I have ridden a motorcycle but I wouldn’t say I’m an expert. #secretservice
Obama to a lab worker: if I was allowed to invest, I’d invest in you.
Asked if he had studied engineering, Obama says “no, but I know this stuff.” Says he’s sometimes called scientist in chief.
Air Force One is wheels up.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A day after delivering a defiant State of the Union speech to the Republican-led U.S. Congress, President Barack Obama hit the road on Wednesday to promote his plans for lifting up the middle class.
Obama headed out for a two-day trip to Idaho and Kansas to push his message that the economy has effectively recovered from years in the doldrums.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – If President Barack Obama wanted to show Republicans on Tuesday he hopes to work with them this year, his aggressive body language and off-the-cuff gibes may have spoken louder than his words.
Obama gave his hour-long, annual State of the Union address on Tuesday night to the first fully Republican-controlled Congress of his presidency, and the mood was anything but conciliatory.