This gem comes from the June 10th briefing:
As I said, the President is always willing to work
with those who want to find common ground, and try to get things done
and work in a constructive way. And part of that means focusing on how
we can all elevate the discourse. The President has elevated the
discourse. The President has worked to change the tone here in this
town, where oftentimes it becomes bitter and partisan. And,
unfortunately, it's tough to kind of kind of crack that.