(Politico) Go ahead, President Barack Obama told House Republicans Thursday. Impeach him.
"You hear some of them: 'Sue him! Impeach him!'" Obama said in a relaxed, sniping campaign-style speech in Austin, Texas, recounting the resistance he's run into for signing executive actions. "Really? For what, doing my job?"
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So punchy that he was leaning arms hanging off the front of his podium, telling a few hecklers to "sit down," and instructing the Secret Service not to bother removing them, Obama said he was feeling liberated.
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"I don't have to run for office anymore, so I can just let it rip," he said.