Obama Takes Responsibility

On a day when not one, but two of his appointees went down in flames due to tax problems, President Barack Obama spoke with Katie Couric. Mr. Obama said he was "frustrated" with how the appointments had played out, but that it was important not to send a mixed message to Americans.

"I don't want my administration to be sending a message that there are two sets of rules: one for prominent people and one for ordinary folks who have to pay their taxes everyday,'' Mr. Obama told Couric.

"I think that we're going to move forward, learn from our mistakes," he said.

Watch the full interview.


  • David Hancock

    David Hancock is a home page editor for CBSNews.com.

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