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    turned on its head with the Republican Party. They basically pledged to stop or prevent the President from getting anything accomplished while he is in office.

    This has been clear over the years. They will block everything. Even piled up more blocking of executive appointments than any single President in history. In fact, the President has received half the amount of obstruction of his appointments in all the obstruction of presidential appointments for more than 200 years.

    That says it all.... Nothing...they will do nothing...even if he were more confrontational.... After all, their base see the President as a monster, a traitor, and everything else under the sun...they vote for him...they are challenged by even worse obstructionists.  

    And understanding the media's penchant for false equivalences, the President had to show that the fault lied not with him but with the saboteurs....

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