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Obama Has to Pull Out a Pen as CBS Reporter Peppers Him With Questions About GOP Demands

"Do I have to write all these down?"

President Barack Obama takes notes during a reporter's multi-part question during a news conference in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, in Washington. Obama is telling Americans who voted for change: "I hear you." The President said the Republican victories Tuesday in the midterm elections are a sign they want Washington "to get the job done." (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

President Barack Obama pulled out a pen Wednesday to keep track of a stream of questions being directed at him from CBS reporter Major Garrett during an afternoon news conference.

After asking Obama about whether or not he would still take executive action on immigration following heavy Democratic election losses Tuesday, Garrett followed up asking the president what action he would take when the GOP controlled Congress sends certain items to his desk.

President Barack Obama takes notes during a reporter's multi-part question during a news conference in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, in Washington. Obama is telling Americans who voted for change: "I hear you." The President said the Republican victories Tuesday in the midterm elections are a sign they want Washington "to get the job done." (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) President Barack Obama takes notes during a reporter's multi-part question during a news conference in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

"Republicans haven't made a mystery of some of the things they intend to send—," he said, before the president interjected.

"Do I have to write all these down?" Obama said before cracking a smile.

"You're very well familiar with these," Garrett replied. "These will not be a mystery to you."

Obama, nevertheless, pulled out a pen from his jacket and began taking notes as Garrett continued his lengthy question.

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