You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade now to a modern browser in order to benefit of all our site's features: Chrome, FireFox, Opera, Safari or Internet Explorer. [Close]

The Official Blog of Fox News Channel

Michelle Malkin on Obama's Sequestration Plea: 'This Press Conference Was a National Embarrassment'

Tuesday morning, President Obama pitched a plea to Congress to avoid sequestration on March 1st. The president said the series of automatic spending cuts “won’t grow the economy, won’t create jobs, and will put hardship on a whole lot of people.”

Fox News contributor Michelle Malkin reacted to President Obama calling

on Congress to come together against this “meat-cleaver” approach. She said on Your World, “This is the court jester of sequester. I think that this press conference was a national embarrassment.”

Neil Cavuto wondered, “[President Obama] signed onto these cuts knowing they were sort of the backup plan, as did Republicans I might point out. So this feigned shock and awe about what we’re facing really raises the question, ‘Well, why did you come up with them in the first place?’”

Watch the clip below for Malkin's response:

Leave a Comment0

Don't want to keep checking back here for the latest from Fox News? That's cool. We'll come to you ...

Connect with Fox News

Subscribe

Stay connected with the most-trusted name in cable news through exclusive videos, blogs, polls, contests and behind-the-scene details.

Get More Fox!

'Outnumbered' Set to Debut on Fox News Channel

They're outspoken, out of the box, outrageous and outstandingly smart! And he is outnumbered. Don't miss the premiere of a new panel show on Fox News Channel, bringing you a refreshing new twist on news. Check out all the details on "Outnumbered," debuting Monday, April 28 at noon ET!

Fox News Presents: 'My America with Elisabeth Hasselbeck'

Fox News Channel presents an exciting new feature series, My America with Elisabeth Hasselbeck. From the quirky to the inspirational, "My America" will reveal who we are as a nation – driven, passionate and uniquely American. Check out the latest installment: an inside look at Mutton Bustin!

Greta Is Wired!

GretaWire.com is the official blog of Greta Van Susteren. Get Greta’s breaking news alerts, pictures, videos, polls, and behind-the-scenes exclusives. Plus, speak out on open threads, as well as the live chat page. Connect to the GretaWire community ... and to Greta herself!