The clip of President Obama responding to Dallas’ own Congressman Jeb Hensarling at Friday’s GOP retreat in Baltimore has certainly been making the rounds. Hensarling says Obama is running up deficits at a rate unparalleled to anything the GOP did in the 1990s. Obama calls Hensarling a liar.
Last night on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart called the exchange “awesome“. It made me wish the president went in front of Congress frequently, like Prime Minister’s Questions in the U.K. It’d just be fun, wouldn’t it?
Here’s Factcheck.org on Hensarling vs. Obama.