By Justin Sink
Inhofe skipped Thursday's lunch between Senate Republicans and the president on Capitol Hill, the third congressional visit in as many days for the president. Last week, Obama dined with a group of a dozen Republican senators and invited House Budget Committee Chairman Paul RyanPaul RyanRNC chairman: Ryan one of 'brightest stars' in Republican Party Gingrich: 'Of course' we can afford to have president with split personality Could a President Clinton heal a divided nation? MORE (R-Wis.) to lunch at the White House.
Inhofe told Ingraham that he was surprised that the president's "charm" was "still working" on not just his fellow members of Congress, but the American electorate.
"I was one of those who never believed he could be reelected," Inhofe said. "Sure he's charming enough to elected the first time, but once people know that charm cannot overrule his performance in destroying this country, but yeah I guess it's still working."