Obama: Republicans have 'gone off the deep end'

US President Barack Obama speaks at a Democratic National Committee event at the Warfield Theater October 10, 2015 in San Francisco, CaliforniaPresident Barack Obama said the Republican Party has “gone off the deep end” with its messy failure to elect a new speaker of the House of Representatives. The Republican-controlled House was left in shock and disarray this week when Kevin McCarthy, the frontrunner to replace John Boehner, who has announced his resignation, suddenly withdrew from the race because of a revolt by conservatives. Obama addressed the drama at an expensive fundraiser at a private home in Los Angeles.

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