Obama: Last Week Actually Wasn't 'Best' of My Life

They involved Michelle, daughters, basketball
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 1, 2015 1:00 AM CDT

President Obama had what some commentators are calling the greatest week of his presidency last week—with victories on ObamaCare, gay marriage, and trade, along with a stirring eulogy in Charleston—but he says he has had even better weeks. "Now my best week, I will tell you, marrying Michelle, that was a really good week," he told reporters yesterday, per Politico. "Malia and Sasha being born—excellent weeks," he said. "There was a game where I scored 27 points. That was a pretty good week." He continued: "I've had some pretty good weeks in my life, I will tell you, and I'm blessed to have had those. I think last week was gratifying."

Last week, Obama said, was "simply a culmination of a lot of work we've been doing since I came into office." He promised to "squeeze every last ounce of progress that we can make as long as I have the privilege of holding this office" and try to "make next week even better." He mentioned the trade deal progress and the ObamaCare decision and described the sight of people celebrating the same-sex marriage ruling as "a moment worth savoring," though Mediaite notes that he didn't try to take any credit for the gay rights victory. (At the end of 2013, one pundit decided Obama had the "Worst Year in Washington.")

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