McConnell: If You Believe Obama Has Nothing to Do With Our Problems, 'Then I’ve Got a Solar Panel Company to Sell You'

By Eric Scheiner | April 24, 2012 | 11:21 AM EDT

( - Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) took a shot at President Obama on the Senate floor Tuesday, saying, “If you believe that a president who got everything he wanted for two years -- two whole years -- has nothing to do with the problems we face, then I’ve got a solar panel company to sell you.”

McConnell’s opening statements Tuesday criticized the Obama’s administration policies:

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“He spent two years expanding government and constricting free enterprise, and now that the results are in, he spends his time pointing the finger at others for problems that originated right in his White House.

"It’s the millionaires. It’s the banks. It’s big oil. It’s the weather. It’s Fox News. It’s anything but him -- and it’s absurd.

“The president spent two years reshaping America in the image of western Europe, and now he wants us to believe that the fact that our economy is performing like a western European economy has nothing to do with it,” McConnell said.

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