In remarks on the U.S. economy Monday, President Barack Obama said Congressional Republicans will eventually cave to public pressure to raise the federal minimum wage. [...]
Noting the protests in recent months from fast food workers seeking higher wages, Obama said Republicans would open up to the idea of raising the federal minimum wage.
“We’ll break those folks down,” he also said. “We’ll just stay on them. We’ll just keep at it. That’s how I got Michelle to marry me — I just wore her down. Persistence — you just stay at it.”