After winning his party's support as the leader in the Senate, Mitch McConnell says President Barack Obama needs to recognize the results of the mid-term elections. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Senate Republicans on Thursday unanimously chose current Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky as their majority leader for the next congressional session. Speaking to reporters, McConnell said he had hoped President Obama would be willing to work with the incoming Congress, "but the early signs are not good." He also said the President needs to "recognize the reality that he has the government he has, not the one he wishes he had.' The session begins in January, when Republicans gain political control of the Senate following Democratic losses during the November midterm elections.