CBS’s Schieffer ‘Bothered’ Obama ‘Goes Off to Fundraiser’ After US Hostage Killed

Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” host Bob Schieffer said he was “bothered,” that after ISIS announced the death of aid worker Kayla Mueller, President Barack Obama went “off to California to do a fundraiser.”

Schieffer said, “Here is the part that bothers me. And I will preface this by saying I certainly don’t want to see the president of the United States put on a military uniform. No president of the United States has ever put on a military uniform, and there is a reason for that, and we all want to keep it that way, as far as I know. But after that Jordanian pilot was killed in that horrible way, here you saw the king put on his fatigues, he executes two prisoners that they were holding in Jordan and launched bombing raids. We have another American hostage killed and congress,  and the president, the president goes off to California to do a fundraiser and some other stuff, and the congress goes on vacation and they say, yeah, we will debate what to do about all of this. But we are going to do it as long as it fits into the schedule. There is no reason to do anything out of the ordinary.”

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