HuffPost's Ryan Grim Talks About The President's Surprise Visit Before White House Press Corps (VIDEO)

04/11/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

On Tuesday, HuffPost's Ryan Grim went on MSNBC to discuss President Obama's surprise appearance before the White House press corps, and his efforts towards bipartisan cooperation in Congress.

"What the president's really trying to do here is set up a contrast, a real genuine contrast, between Democrats and Republicans. Republicans have had a lot of success so far just standing in the way of Obama's and the Democrats' policies -- and that's going to work as long as people are upset about the direction of the country." Grim said. "He's trying to make 2010 not a referendum purely on Democrats, but comparing the two parties and what the real differences are."