Priebus: Obama 'acting like a child'

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince PriebusReinhold (Reince) Richard PriebusThe Hill's Morning Report: Inside the Comey memos Memos document Comey's interactions with Trump Trump quipped about ‘putting reporters in jail’ in conversation with Comey MORE on Tuesday said President Obama is "acting like a child" for not working with Congress.

Although reports indicate that Obama will announce in his State of the Union address that he will raise the minimum wage, Priebus said he cannot do so without Congress' consent.

"That [authority] rests in the Congress," Priebus said in an interview with Fusion. "The president's image is upside down, I think he's acting like a child. The American people see it."

Obama said he is ready to take executive action with or without Congress' help, according to early excerpts of his speech released by the White House, but Priebus said those promises will be empty.

"There's a lot of things broken here in Washington," Priebus said. "One of them is that the president is incapable of leading and wanting to lead."

Fusion stated during the interview that Obama has issued less executive orders than former Presidents Clinton and Bush at their five-year-mark of their presidency.

"I want a leader to be president," Priebus said. "I want someone to say, 'Look guys, we're going to come together on an agreement… we're going to put the best darn [government] together to lead this country. He didn't do that."