rough start to his second term, but congressional republicans are held in even lower esteem by the public. joining us now to talk about the gop plan for country, the senate's top republican, mitch mcconnell of kentucky. senator, welcome back to fox news sunday. >> glad to be here, chris. >> you just heard the president's senior advisor, dan pfeiffer, talk about the president's agenda, what he wants to accomplish through congress, or as you says, increasingly through executive order working around congress. your reaction? >> well, now we're in the sixth year of the obama economy. more spending, more borrowing, more debt, more regulation. as was pointed out in your first segment, median house hole income down $2,300 a year during this period. family poverty statistics at the highest level since the statistics have been kept. i think it is time to go in a different direction and there are some job creating steps that he can take right now. he can approve the keystone pipeline. can he...
i'm sure he'll call for it on tuesday to raise the minimum wage $10.10 an hour over three years. doesn't it make sense -- isn't it reasonable that somebody who's working full-time, 40 hours a week, should be able to live above the poverty line? >> yeah. but of course, the minimum wage is mostly an entry level wage
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