NEW YORK — Paul Krugman doesn’t have high hopes for President Barack Obama’s second term.
The Nobel Prize-winning economist said at an event at the 92nd Street Y in Manhattan on Sunday that as long as Republicans control the House of Representatives, Obama won’t be able to accomplish much.
“Barring a spectacular upset in the 2014 midterms, Obama won’t be able to pass any major legislation,” Krugman told MSNBC host Chris Hayes onstage at the event.
“I’m not sure what else he can do,” Krugman said. “I don’t have a lot of grand visions for these next four years.”