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Currently occupying the White House President Obama today continued his effort.
To appear as pro active.
As possible in the remedy for an in active as he says Republican congress.
He addressed the problem that we told you about earlier this month the shortage of some prescription drugs.
Chief White House correspondent Ed Henry reports the president is hoping this latest action.
It's just what the political doctor -- We're that I ever find yourself.
-- the -- order.
President Obama still can't convince congress to pass his jobs bill.
So he brought a pharmacy manager -- cancer patient to the oval office of to explain his move to deal with drug shortages that are putting lives at risk what is the believe.
Of this administration as well as -- like body of -- we can't wait.
For action on the -- we've got to go and move forward.
The executive order instructs the Food and Drug Administration to approve the reporting of shortages accelerate application reviews.
And keep the Justice Department updated a possible collusion and price gouging.
Republicans say they're eager to help patients have been working on a legislative solutions that are bothered by the overall impact of the executive actions of presidents turning out.
I certainly believe.
Of that and so we get away from a government that's constantly meddling.
But we won't see lasting job growth in our country.
Beyond just taking on hill Republicans for inaction the president's latest gambit seems to be part of the -- to -- political strategy if he's ripping a page from then president Bill Clinton's reelection playbook.
But finding popular bite size initiatives.
The portray him as decisive.
And trying to fight for average Americans.
While his staff has stepped up efforts to -- Mitt Romney one of the leading Republican presidential contenders has just the opposite -- he has no core.
Such attacks are normally handled by the Democratic National Committee this early.
But White House senior advisor David -- charged Romney lacks conviction on everything from climate change to abortion.
You need to have a true compass.
And you've got to be -- -- -- make tough calls and you get the sense of Mitt Romney.
That you know if he thought he would -- it was good to say the sky was Green in the grass is blue to win an election he'd say.
White House spokesman Jay Carney doubled down on that statement Monday telling reporters at an off camera briefing.
-- works for the White House so I would say that his views represented the White House is views.
I -- Romney advisor told me this shows to them that the White House's focus is not on the economy it's on politics and they think Romney is the biggest threat.
But -- Obama campaign advisor responded.
That in fact they believe that Romney in their words will say or stand for anything to get elected they -- not going to be shy about scrutinizing.
-- and had a lot in the north lawn at thank you.
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