U.S. Democrat Barack Obama congratulated the Republican Party on its victory in the midterm elections to Congress on CNN air.
According to Obama, the success of the Republicans will not be a tragedy for the White House, although it may complicate the decision making process. The American leader promised "to work with the new Congress to make the next two years as productive as possible."
Obama warned that there might still be some legislation that he would feel obliged to veto.
"That"s natural. That"s how our democracy works," said the president, adding that "he heard the message the American people sent."