Where are the patriots of Americans who have the power to stop this would be Hitler?
Elected officials, members of the armed forces, and law enforcement officials, have pledged to protect the Constitution against all enemies foreign and domestic!
Obama I have an obligation as president to do what I can without congress.
But when Congress refuses to act, and as a result, hurts our economy and puts our people at risk, then I have an obligation as President to do what I can without them. (Applause.)
I’ve got an obligation to act on behalf of the American people. And I’m not going to stand by while a minority in the Senate puts party ideology ahead of the people that we were elected to serve. (Applause.)
Not with so much at stake, not at this make-or-break moment for middle-class Americans. We’re not going to let that happen. (Applause.)