Monday, June 17, 2024
American University
A project of the Rev. James B. Simpson Fellowship at American University’s School of Communication

If the ways that we’re approaching the Republicans in Congress [aren’t] working, I’m going to try different things — whether it’s having a drink with Mitch McConnell or letting John Boehner beat me again at golf, or weekly press conferences – I don’t know if that would be effective…Whatever I think might make a difference in this, I’m going to be trying out up until my last day in office.

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If the ways that we’re approaching the Republicans in Congress [aren’t] working, I’m going to try different things -- whether it’s having a drink with Mitch McConnell or letting John Boehner beat me again at golf, or weekly press conferences - I don’t know if that would be effective…Whatever I think might make a difference in this, I’m going to be trying out up until my last day in office.
— Barack Obama