10/10/2013 05:00 pm ET Updated Oct 15, 2013

Diddy Shares His Thoughts On Government Shutdown


As the government shutdown continues to leave the nation’s budget in gridlock, many public figures including, Sean “Diddy” Combs, are commenting on the crisis.

While attending the NFTE 2013 National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge last week in New York City, the multifaceted mogul shared his thoughts with theGrio’s Alexis Garrett Stodghill on how the financial standoff has affected President Obama.

“I think that it’s a shame, because it’s really a personal thing,” he said. “It’s clearly a personal attack on the president. I think that we live in a place where everybody should get health care. Those guys are still getting paid. It’s not affecting them. I think that it’s unfair.”

Republican House leaders offered the president and Senate a far less short-term deal than expected on Thursday to raise the debt limit, presenting a six-week hike.

Check out more of Diddy’s thoughts on the government shutdown and how his family was once impacted by not having healthcare here.


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