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Meantime the former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney made his own comments about health care today in front of African Americans at the annual NAACP.
In Houston Texas.
He said if elected he'd repeal Obama care.
And that did not go over well listen.
Fear for our goal.
We have to stop spending over a trillion dollars more than we take in every year.
-- ought to do that I'm gonna eliminate every nonessential expensive program I could find.
That includes obamacare and I'm gonna work to reform and save.
The presumptive GOP nominee said he knows most African Americans vote democratic.
That he'll use his business background to help all Americans find work.
President Obama won the support of 95%.
Of African Americans in the 2008 election.
Campaign Carl Cameron is live for us in DC Scarlett seemed kind of like -- chilly reaction there out of the governor handling that.
There were there were two incidents of doing that one lasted a full fifteen seconds yes I timed it.
But he also got some -- in fact it was quite polite Robby actually acknowledge that they were gonna always agree on issues and when challenged by the -- He really stuck to his -- listen -- this.
You know the opposition charges that I and people in my party are running for office to help the rich.
The rich will do just fine whether I'm elected or not.
The president wants to make this campaign about blaming the rich and I want to make this a campaign about helping the middle class in America.
So when he got booed -- didn't even blink about promising to repeal obamacare.
He says it's gonna kill jobs so he's going to eliminated -- a number of occasions he really sort of staved off some of the skepticism watch.
American people I do not have a hidden agenda.
And I submit to you this if you want a president who will make things better in the African American community you were looking at him.
-- take a lot.
The Obama camp set all the cat calls signified that the NAACP recognizes from his presidency would be devastating and bad -- an African American community.
-- they say and his economic simply can't be a fortress.
Karl -- -- governor Romney really believed that he can win over many African American voters against the president.
Well he he opened his remarks technology the blacks vote Democrat like 95% of the -- so clearly he's realistic.
What this speech really did was provide -- opportunity to say he will be a president for everyone that he believes jobs -- the answer across the board there was no -- for that.
No argument at all in fact that's sort of an argument actually got -- and while there were some tweets from some of the NAACP.
Board members who suggested that they felt a little bit disappointed about the discussion of unemployment being so much higher in the black community.
The chairman of the boards of that they would we're pleased that he showed up.
And they appreciated his courage in coming and speaking them directly president Obama's not gonna talk of the NAACP this year Joseph Biden's gonna go to step this actress.
Carl Cameron live for -- in DC --
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