Pennsylvania Republican Congressman Tom Marino said Thursday that President Obama was "raised by the federal government his entire life." Marino was appearing on The John Fredericks Show where he also said the president wants to implement "socialist programs."
"He doesn't know what it's like to run a business. He doesn't know what it's like to have a bottom line," Marino said. "I worked in a factory until I was thirty years old, put myself through college and law school. I know what it's like to stretch a paycheck. He's been raised by the federal government his entire life and he wants to implement his socialist programs and that's all he knows."
"He can't lead, he can not come up with ideas. I've never seen a situation where a president can't even suggest an idea other than cause a wider gap between classes and between people. As I said he's doing the only thing he knows how to do which is go out and campaign and community organize, cause he has no concept of what else to do."
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