Watch BALLSY Reporter Leave Obama CHOKING On His Words After Tough Question
There isn’t much anyone could ask President Barack Obama that he couldn’t weasel his way out of with a slimy response, but one ballsy reporter was recently able to do just that. After asking quite the hard-hitting question, Obama was left speechless as he stuttered through what could only be perceived as his answer.
The incident took place as Obama was fielding a few questions from the press corps when CBS News’s Major Garrett finally got a turn. Speaking on the nuclear deal with Iran, Major asked:
“As you well know, there are four Americans in Iran—three held on trumped-up charges, according to your administration, one whereabouts unknown. Can you tell the country, sir, why you are content, with all the fanfare around this deal, to leave the conscience of this nation, this strength of this nation, unaccounted for in relation to these four Americans?”
As can be seen in the video of the exchange, Obama was thrown back by the question and decided to start off by speaking on the politeness of the inquiry rather than answering it.
“I’ve gotta give you credit, Major, for how you craft those questions,” Obama stated. “The notion that I am content as I celebrate, with American citizens languishing in Iranian jails…” he continued to say before he eventually puttering out into silence. More