U.S. President Barack Obama listens to a question in the rain during a joint news conference with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the White House Rose Garden in Washington, May 16, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS) - RTXZPFZ
Over the past few weeks the Obama Administration has been rocked by a series of scandals and legislative failures from accusations of politics at the IRS and snooping on reporters at the AP to the failure of gun control legislation.
He addressed some of these issues Thursday at a press conference in the White House rose garden with Turkish Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Anchor Marco Werman discusses how these events impact Obama's effectiveness and second term agenda with Laure Mandeville, Washington correspondent for Le Figaro in France.