Obama to America: I'm Sorry for Gov't Dysfunction

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Oct 8 (Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama addresses the nation about the U.S. government shutdown and dysfunction. (Source: Bloomberg)

Tired.

I apologize that you have to go through this stuff every three months.

Lord knows i am tired of it.

At some point they've got to break these habits.

We went to make sure there is give and take any do not hold people hostage to get 100% of your way.

You do not suggest that somehow a health-care bill that you do not agree with is destroying the republicans.

Or the grand socialist scheme.

If you disagree with certain aspects tell us what you disagree with.

Let's work with it.

If you're concerned about long- term debt that is good.

Do not pretend as if america is going bankrupt at a time when the deficit has been cut in half.

That is what the american people expect.

Civility, common sense, give- and-take.

Compromise.

Those are not dirty words.

There's nothing wrong with them.

I think the american people understand i have to laws.

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