Senator Says President Obama ‘Needs to Take a Valium’

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President Obama paid a visit to the Senate Republican Conference today to have a direct give-and-take on current issues like immigration, the oil spill, and financial reform. Though Obama called the meeting "a good, frank discussion on a whole range of issues," and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said it was "a good exchange, a candid exchange," some people were left more bitter than before. "The more he talked, the more he got upset," said Senator Pat Roberts of Kansas. “He needs to take a Valium before he comes in and talks to Republicans and just calm down, and don’t take anything so seriously."

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