President Barack Obama is set to make his 4th appearance on Leno Tonight! This time he is coming back to join Jay for a very exciting sit-down that includes some hard hitting topics, like the death of Gaddafi, his feelings on Republicans opposing withdrawal from Iraq and his reactions to the GOP debates as well as soon lighter moments about Halloween and the White House getting egged.
And folks at NBC sent me some tidbits to share with you guys even before they air! Talk about scoop! Just so you can schedule for the whole interview, it will air on NBC at 11:35 PM ET
What did President Obama say on Leno about the death of Gaddafi? Video
JAY LENO: It’s an honor and a privilege to welcome my first guest back to the show. Welcome the 44th President of the United States, President Barack Obama.
PRESIDENT OBAMA: Thank you. Thank you. It is good to be back.
JAY LENO:It’s good to have you back, sir. Of course, the big news this week, Gaddafi is dead. Rebel forces — killed by rebel forces. Your reaction? Your take on this?
PRESIDENT OBAMA: Well, this is somebody who, for 40 years, has terrorized his country and supported terrorism. And he had an opportunity during the Arab spring to finally let loose of his grip on power and to peacefully transition into democracy. We gave him ample opportunity, and he wouldn’t do it. And, obviously, you never like to see anybody come to the kind of end
that he did, but I think it obviously sends a strong message around the world to dictators that
JAY LENO: Yeah.
PRESIDENT OBAMA: — people long to be free, and they need to respect the human rights and the universal aspirations of people.
What Did President Obama say on Leno about Republicans opposing the withdrawal from Iraq? Video
JAY LENO: Let me ask you now, many members of — many members of the GOP opposed withdrawing from Iraq.
PRESIDENT OBAMA: It’s shocking that they opposed something I proposed.
JAY LENO: See, here’s the problem. And the thing that angers me and I think a lot of Americans is I didn’t like what they did to President Bush. I don’t like when they do it to you. When Mitch McConnell says, “Our goal is to make this guy a one-time president.” I mean, why — does that anger you? How is that a goal? That doesn’t help the —
PRESIDENT OBAMA: Look, I think the things that folks across the country are most fed up with, whether you are a Democrat, Republican, Independent, is putting party ahead of country or putting the next election ahead of the next generation.
What´s President Obama’s reaction to the GOP debates Video
JAY LENO: Now, have you been watching the GOP debates?
PRESIDENT OBAMA: I’m going to wait until everybody is voted off the island before —
Once they narrow it down to one or two, I’ll start paying attention.
What did President Obama say on Leno about Halloween and the White House getting egged Video
What did you think about President Obama on Jay Leno Videos and Quotes? Let me know in the comments section.
Also, remember to follow me on Twitter for more President Obama on Leno scoop.