Bullish Obama rubbishes impeachment talk

US President Barack Obama speaks on the economy at the Paramount Theatre in Austin, Texas, on July 10, 2014US President Barack Obama on Thursday laughed off Republican calls for his impeachment over his flexing of executive power to thwart their blocking tactics in Congress. Impeach him,'” Obama said with a giggle. Obama, who is drumming up hundreds of thousands of dollars for Democratic candidates who face tough races in mid-term elections, said he felt liberated to be out of Washington after a two-night political swing. “I can just, you know, let her rip,” Obama said, castigating Republicans for hindering his plans to grow the economy, ease the burden on America’s middle class and to make college affordable.

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