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Cornyn: Obama 'has diminished' office of the presidency

Senate GOP leader Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) tore into President Obama for more than 15 minutes on the Senate floor today.

Reacting to the president's criticism of Congress yesterday, he said Obama had the "gall" to call for congressional leadership "after he has displayed an astounding lack of leadership."

And then said: "I think the president has diminished that office and himself by giving the kind of campaign speeches that he gave yesterday."

He added that the president shouldn't be going to two fundraisers tonight -- he should be calling congressional leadership for meetings.