President goes after Romney, Ryan on education
Obama trying to court college students?
- Duration 3:46
- Date Aug 21, 2012
Obama trying to court college students?
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Good evening I'm John Roberts in for Brett -- tonight President Obama -- -- section of his Republican opponents took -- turn away from the usual suspects today.
And ventured into -- frightened and arithmetic.
Our chief White House correspondent Ed Henry tells us whether it all adds up just eleven weeks from Election Day.
President Obama today opened the second front in his battle to -- Republican Mitt Romney's running mate as a radical it started with Medicare and now turns to education.
As the president uses Paul Ryan's budget to try -- reignite passion among college students.
It would -- financial aid for nearly ten million students a year.
And keep in mind they're not making these cuts that create jobs they're not.
Proposing these guys to -- -- the deficit.
Governor Romney is proposing these cuts to pay for a new five trillion dollar tax cut.
-- -- nearby battleground of Pennsylvania Ryan fired back human you're gonna hear a whole lot of distortions the Romney campaign says the president is extrapolating the potential cuts to be Ryan's deficit targets.
Not actual details in his budget.
Ryan's -- to young voters focuses on how the government needs to stop drowning future generations in debt.
We've got to cut spending we gotta get this deficit under control and get his debt under control if we want good jobs today.
And our kids to have a bright future the volleys came just 24 hours after the president chastised the Republican ticket for a welfare at that got three Pinocchio is from the Washington Post you can't just make stuff up.
That's one thing he'll learn as president of United States the Republican National Committee is trying to turn those words around on the president nobody accused mr.
Romney being a problem.
Peter Smith Romney threw his own words and his own signature.
His position that -- pretty happy -- when they felony.
Nobody accused mr.
Romney being a -- of the Democratic National Committee is slamming Romney's response to a student asking -- -- make college more affordable.
The best thing I can do for -- is to -- shop around.
The president made a quick stop at Ohio State to fire up students.
And then address 3300 people here at Capital University smaller than the student crowds he got four years ago and he addressed questions about it -- -- of.
Head on they're counting on young people sitting this one out they say well you know what.
Obama's Obama's you know he's grayer now he's he's not as -- and as fresh as he wasn't 2000 made so.
Young people young people are gonna turn -- the same way I'm counting on something different.
I've got -- on your.
-- the next campaign stops for the president Reno tonight Las Vegas tomorrow -- tomorrow night it'll be New York City where he gets to combine.
Two of this passion basketball and fund raising some of the stars include Michael Jordan Carmelo Anthony all turning out to play in what they're on the Obama classic.
Some campaign cash and some hoops -- interest a couple of days ahead and -- you've got some news about the vice president.
Where Joseph Biden will be during next week's Republican Convention.
That's right Monday he'll be in Tampa sort of Reading.
The Republican delegates as they -- he wants to push back on the Republican message.
Lay out the president's case as well part of a two day tore through Florida for the vice president I'm also told.
We may see the president doing a little campaigning next week as well usually you know the tradition had been years ago that you stay -- off the stage when the other guy has his convention for the bottom -- the Obama camp thinks it's outdated in this current media environment they wanna push back.
And they also expect that when they're in Charlotte in September at their convention the Republican -- -- -- campaigning as well and Henry forced tonight -- -- -- don't remember read what happens in Vegas does not stay in Vegas.
-- -- -- I'll remember that if it.