At presser with S. Korean President Lee, President scolds Republicans for “waiting around” to pass legislation aimed at lowering unemployment.
Obama: “I have been working overtime to try and get them to do something….What we haven’t seen is a similar willingness on their part to get something done.”
President says trade agreement “a win for both countries.”
Obama: “Just as Americans buy Hyundai’s and Kia’s, I hope more Korean will buy Fords and Chrysler’s.”
On North Korea, Obama says rogue nation needs to make a choice between “disarmament or isolation.”