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Yesterday attorney general holder addressed the -- double ACP convention in Houston and was greeted -- today -- -- Mitt -- -- Chief political correspondent Carl Cameron tells us the reception was a little bit different.
But my neighbors.
Out of African Americans who typically vote for Democrats you may wonder or some may wonder why -- Republican would bother to campaign in the African American communities.
And address the NAACP.
Mitt Romney pulled no punches and got both cheers and jeers from one of the most loyal Obama constituencies in the country.
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.
The reaction -- we'll -- we started talking budget cuts and undoing the Obama agenda.
-- -- eliminate every nonessential expensive program I can find.
That includes Obama -- and I'm gonna work to reform and save.
After fifteen seconds of -- Romney noted chamber of commerce survey about Obama -- impact on small business owners.
And stuck to his guns.
Three quarters of them said that made them less likely to hire people.
So I say again if our priority is jobs and that's my priority that's something -- change.
Unemployment in the black community is much higher than the eight point 2% national average in June black unemployment rose from thirteen point four to fourteen point 4%.
Romney said the president hasn't and will not fix it and he'll be a better president for their interests than mr.
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.
You take a look.
-- zeroed in on education promising to expand charter schools and school choice and accused his rival of siding with teachers unions at the expense of students.
Today black children are 17%.
Of students nationwide.
But they are 42%.
Of the students at our worst performing schools.
Candidates can't have it both ways.
Talking -- education reform.
Well indulge in the same groups that are blocking reform.
The NAACP board member who actually invited -- reportedly said afterwards that it was insensitive and demeaning for Romney to a -- -- out hire black unemployment.
But the chairman of the board said they appreciated -- courage to speak to them directly.
President Obama's not speaking to the group this year Vice President Biden is going instead -- The car -- Obama has wrenching things to say about Venezuela -- an interview this week what is governor Romney said about president suggestion.
That Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is really not a big threat to the US central.
Well this afternoon Romney told Neil Cavuto that -- shocked at how naive the president is.
Arguing that Chavez supports terrorism and tyranny has block you and on to include Iran and the spread of dictatorship.
White House spokesman Jay Carney.
Actually referred all the questions state of the State Department -- he hadn't actually read all the president's remarks so they stand as they are.
The Obama campaign -- -- this afternoon from being scared of what it called -- fading leader.
Does that Iran is playing and Chavez's hands like giving him all the attention they wrote they were prepared for this foreign policy back in force who apparently they -- -- say that they work all right Carl thank you.
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