As law enforcement officials searched Monday for possible suspects involved in a mass shooting at the Washington Naval Yard, President Barack Obama praised his administration for supposedly rescuing the U.S. economy and attacked Republicans for opposing his agenda.
The president began by addressing the crisis in the nation’s capital and then made some quick remarks regarding the situation in Syria.
“[T]he horrible use of chemical weapons on innocent people including children, the need for a firm response from the international community and over the weekend, we took an important step in that direction towards moving Syria’s chemical weapons under international control so that they can be destroyed,” he said.
“And we’re not there yet. But if properly implemented, this agreement could end the threat these weapons pose not only to the Syrian people, but to the world,” he added.
The president proceeded as planned with a speech on the U.S. economy and how things can only move forward if Republicans stop blocking his agenda.
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