May 18th, 2012
05:41 PM ET
6 years ago

Video: Obama loves 'the man in the mirror,' Priebus says

(CNN) - Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus argued Friday the president was more focused on "the man in the mirror" than holding true to his campaign pledges.

"My point is he's a person in love with the sound of his own voice. He loves giving speeches, but he doesn't love following through on his promises," Priebus said on CNN's "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer."

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  1. Toni

    Yea Reince & You love the Guy who runs like a 3 year old girl when the Press Aproaches. What a Wuss you Got there!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    May 18, 2012 05:48 pm at 5:48 pm |
  2. Obama 2012 - BEND Forward America, take another 4 long years of FAILURE

    "My point is he's a person in love with the sound of his own voice. He loves giving speeches, but he doesn't love following through on his promises,"
    Yes, Obama is the consumate arrogant narcicist. And the really good news is that they have it ALL on audio and video tape and it will all come back to him over the next 6 months. Obama's Four Years of Failure as narratted by Obama the Failure. It's going to be biblical.

    May 18, 2012 05:48 pm at 5:48 pm |
  3. Woman In California

    Okay CNN if you are going to keep posting Rev. Wright's picture on your website where is the picture of the cult pastor for Willard? Inquiring minds want to know.

    May 18, 2012 05:50 pm at 5:50 pm |
  4. anotherGDlefty

    Reince Priebus.

    Take out the vowels.

    RNC PR BS.


    May 18, 2012 05:50 pm at 5:50 pm |
  5. kayla

    you are so jealous since your candidate is a stiff

    May 18, 2012 05:52 pm at 5:52 pm |
  6. Myviewis

    We already know that about Obama but that is typical of Democrats behavior.

    May 18, 2012 05:53 pm at 5:53 pm |
  7. Toni

    I can see the 1st Debate now, Mr Personality says.... I saved the Automobile industry.... Yea thats the ticket....... Mr President your Rebuttle....... Mr President stop laughing.... Mr President.....

    May 18, 2012 05:54 pm at 5:54 pm |
  8. Sniffit

    Lame. CHanneling MJ/ Meh. "We prevented Obama from fulfilling all of his promises, so now we're going to call him a promise breaker." Is this freekin grade school? And Jesus H, you people at CNN interview anyone other than Republicans and Teatrolls?

    May 18, 2012 05:54 pm at 5:54 pm |
  9. Republicans Still Living in the 50's

    We love Presidnet Obama. Don't ya just hate that republicans. HELP ME SOMEONE I got a robocall from Romney today and he is running boring ads in our state today on tv.

    May 18, 2012 06:00 pm at 6:00 pm |
  10. carrborian

    republicans are the party for narcissists and those who lack empathy, and we all know how narcissists tend to project their own faults onto others. another vivid example of republicans' narcissistic projection!

    May 18, 2012 06:04 pm at 6:04 pm |
  11. Claudia, Houston, Tx

    Preibus' intellect doesn't allow him to hear the sound of President Obama's voice, that's above his pay grade.

    May 18, 2012 06:04 pm at 6:04 pm |
  12. NVa Native

    How could anyone take what the dweeb Prebius says. He is a weasel weanie.

    May 18, 2012 06:06 pm at 6:06 pm |
  13. Toni

    As the Mittser Whines about so called high stress. Sure Mitt, Im sure what you are going thru is 10 times worse than those folks that lost their jobs & homes while you were at Bain Improving the Chiniese Economy.

    May 18, 2012 06:08 pm at 6:08 pm |
  14. Joan

    That Republican superpac doesn't have to air the ad. CNN and a couple of other media outlets have done it for them for free. The story could have been told about the derogatory plans for such an ad and other tactics without playing the Wright tape ad nauseum again . You guys have been surrogates for Romney and his campaign. You fell right into their trap. Now to be fair you have to run an equal number of spots (about 20 – 30) about Mormonism. You could tell about the Book of Mormons, John Smith, magic underwear and lots of other really interesting stuff. Fair is fair.

    May 18, 2012 06:17 pm at 6:17 pm |
  15. Thomas

    It's always guys like Reince Priebus that start a civil war !

    Secretary of Propaganda !

    May 18, 2012 06:28 pm at 6:28 pm |
  16. once upon a horse

    I find it really hard I find to belive that THIS is the best that the RNC could replace Mike Steele with. So far the promise of ending DADT, bringing troops home from Iraq, finding Osama bin Laden have been honored. Some others like lower unemployment would possibly have worked if the GOP would have worked with him on certain jobs bills. Priebus is a moron who if anything is in love with the sound of his own strange name.

    May 18, 2012 06:32 pm at 6:32 pm |
  17. MaryM

    Reince Priebus take out the vowels and you have RNC PR BS. And that is exactly what reince is, just more bs.

    May 18, 2012 06:39 pm at 6:39 pm |
  18. rs

    Reince Priebus is a funny name. I think we need to see his Birth Certificate.

    May 18, 2012 06:43 pm at 6:43 pm |
  19. They ought to change from the elephant to the hippo...

    I think you're projecting again, Pubis....

    May 18, 2012 06:45 pm at 6:45 pm |
  20. Mm

    'Man in the mirror' = GOP code for he's black. For crying out loud GOP.....grow up!!!!!

    May 18, 2012 06:50 pm at 6:50 pm |
  21. Pander Bear

    Rence Priebus is a complete moron.

    May 18, 2012 06:53 pm at 6:53 pm |
  22. BBear1

    Someone whose name conjures images of rotten dairy products should be very careful about leveling personal attacks.

    May 18, 2012 07:01 pm at 7:01 pm |
  23. Indy

    Just another Republican with a man crush on the President. Republicans came through on their promise to destroy the economy and blame it on Obama and they can't stand the fact that Obama is making some progress inspite of the Republicans wish for the country fail.

    May 18, 2012 07:06 pm at 7:06 pm |
  24. Wire Palladin, S. F.

    The only campaign promises that the president did not achieve are the ones held up by the GOP to make him a one term president. Prince Reebus sure makes Michael Steele look like a Rhodes Scholar.

    May 18, 2012 07:09 pm at 7:09 pm |
  25. Wire Palladin, S. F.

    Prince Reebus likes to hear his own flatulence, and cannot see himself in a mirror unless someone gives him a boost.

    May 18, 2012 07:10 pm at 7:10 pm |
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