President Obama cited Abraham Lincoln as his favorite president Thursday, and said, “I’m really not that partisan of a guy” during an Austin, Texas, event.
The president praised Republican Presidents Nixon, Eisenhower, Lincoln, and Roosevelt in a speech blasting Republicans calling for them to take up legislation the White House supports.
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