Washington continues careening from crisis to crisis because President Obama is too focused on restoring Democratic control of the House, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.).

The top-ranking Senate Republican was responding to a story in Sunday's Washington Post that detailed Obama's plans to help House Democrats retake control of the lower chamber.

McConnell seemed most upset to hear who received some of the first phone calls from Obama on Election Night.