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Vietnam Brent -- the raid that killed Osama bin Laden almost a year ago has been widely hailed as a gutsy call by President Obama.
Now it is becoming a political football one that the president had promised not to spike.
Chief White House correspondent Ed Henry reports tonight politically for the Obama campaign the bin Laden decision appears to be the gift.
They keeps on giving.
At a White House news conference with the Japanese prime minister President Obama pushed back on charges he's politicizing Osama bin Laden's death -- We think that you've seen any excessive celebration.
Taking -- any use the east room to slam Republican Mitt Romney for -- to flip flop on whether he would have taken out the terrorist.
I -- that I go after bin Laden if we had a clear shot -- And I did.
If there are others who.
That said one thing now suggest they do something else.
Then I -- and let them export.
During the 2008 campaign Romney blasted candidate Obama for vowing he'd strike al-Qaeda targets in Pakistan.
The focus of a new Obama campaign video.
Quoting Romney in news clips it's not worth moving heaven and current spending billions of dollars just trying to catch one person.
On the campaign -- today Romney fired back you would have given the order governor.
And -- our.
The White House attack on Romney being indecisive may be complicated since even Vice President Biden was unsure about the bin Laden mission.
As you -- -- at a recent democratic retreat.
President my suggestion is don't go.
We have to do two more things to see if he's there.
In ripping Romney last week Biden's point was the president made a gutsy call what would governor Romney do.
The truth is we don't know for certain.
After bin Laden's death the president told CBS's sixty minutes it was not time to spike the football in the end zone.
Though he has now brought NBC news into the White House situation room to discuss the raid -- and right here that's.
That's an intense.
Look on your face and Friday's video questioning whether Romney would -- taken out bin Laden sparked a furious response from Republican John McCain quote.
He's doing a shameless end zone dance to help get himself reelected.
No one disputes that the president deserves credit for ordering the raid but to politicize it in this way is the height of hypocrisy.
Now the president push back on his critics today by sharing credit with the military and intelligence officials -- actually took out bin Laden.
He said the nation remembers that -- murderer was brought to justice.
And it's entirely appropriate.
To tell that Brett and had a lot in the north lawn.
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