Obama: GOP 'trying to gut our investments in education'

“After trying for months to work with Congress on education reform, we decided to take it into our own hands,” Obama said at a Head Start educational facility in Yeadon, Penn.

The comments were similar to remarks Obama has been making over the last few weeks, as the White House looks to portray Republicans as obstructionist.

Read more on President Obama's remarks on education reform and the Head Start program.