America’s top two Republican leaders fired blistering broadsides Tuesday at President Barack Obama, saying that the president had made the economy and the future worse and that the United States “may never recover.”
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) laid down the starkest warning, telling Fox News, “America can’t live for four more years with Barack Obama as president. His policies will turn America in a direction that we may never recover from.”
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) piled on later in a Senate floor speech, hitting Obama for misleading young people.
The president, meanwhile, was handing out the 2012 National Teacher of the Year award at the White House and preparing to travel to the University of North Carolina to highlight student loan issues….