The President grants the opposition press a sit-down ….
And fights his way thru…..
Obama re-fought a number of old fights with the forthright commentator during the brief but highly contentious discussion that aired live just two hours ahead of the Super Bowl kickoff.
O’Reilly opened the chat with a direct question about the flawed rollout of the Affordable Care Act, to which Obama issued a measured response.
Bill O’Reilly’s brief 10-minute interview of Obama was tense and full of rapid-fire questioning.
“We all anticipated there would be glitches … I don’t think I anticipated or anybody anticipated the degree of the problems of the website,” he said.
O’Reilly didn’t waste any time in throwing back a counterpunch, asking Obama if it was ‘the biggest mistake of your presidency to tell the nation … you can keep your insurance?’
“You’ve got a long list of mistakes I’ve made,” Obama shot back. “This is one that I regret.”