Roundtable II: DC Meets Hollywood

George Will, Donna Brazile, Matthew Dowd, Newt Gingrich, and Antonio Villaraigosa.
3:55 | 04/28/13

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♪ as long I got my suit and tie ♪ we both went to harvard, we both have two children and we both told joe biden that we didn't have extra tickets for tonight's event. My charm offensive has helped me learn some interesting things about what's going on in congress. It turns out, absolutely nothing. Some in this room have even accused the president of being distant and aloof. Earlier, he said oh and walked when I asked him about it earlier, he said oh and walked away. Some folks said that I don't spend enough time with congress. Why don't you get a drink with mitch McConnell, they ask. Really? Why don't you get a drink with mitch McConnell? He might have been talking to you there, matthew dowd. One of the things we have seen the president do this several times, boy, he loves that taking that out, specially against the press. His timing is impeccable. He's a comedic genius in terms of his timing. That evening event was wonderful. You have hollywood mixed with politics and mixed with washington. It's a great moment. I nobody everyone says, what are they doing? It's a great, light moment that everyone can take advantage of. I think the president did a great job. It was his best performance. He just was phenomenal. The timing was perfect as you said. Now, we know what his next job will be. You have seen him do this a couple of times? Sure. What did you think of last night? Look, the good news, for the president, the mayor said it may be the best moment. The president, in five years, have the better moment than the white house correspondents' dinner. But he was very good last night. George, we saw tom brokaw say, shows everything that's wrong in washington. He said it's gotten way out of control? That's far down on the list of what's wrong with washington. I have never been to one of these things. It occurs during night games. I'm not going to miss those. It's a classic washington moment where two people talk to one another, each looking over the shoulder to see if there's someone more famous they should be talking to. It's great networking event. I have been to over 25 of them. I chose not to go last night because I thought it was important for some of the young people who had been covering boston to get a chance. But I did go to all of the preparties. I'm happy to report I have an addition, thanks to "people" magazine, I have some tea, we can share that, george and some happy socks. Some swag. Thank you all very much. Now, we honor our fellow americans who serve and sacrifice. This week, the pentagon released the names of three soldiers killed in afghanistan. That's all for us today. Thanks for sharing part of your sunday with us. Check out "world news" with david muir tonight. And don't miss diane sawyer's prime timespecial with amanda knox about her harrowing experience in italy. I'll see you tomorrow on "good

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