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You know the White House says this is a policy event right not a campaign event.
Right but -- there's always the Specter of the campaign hanging in the background of any event for now until the election.
The president left the White House is so little Lila Delhi's headed to El Paso, Texas to Fort Bliss army post.
As you -- saying Greg he was there two years ago the same day he announced that the combat mission Operation Iraqi Freedom was over.
And today's visit in part -- a reminder that -- was -- 2008 campaign promise kept.
The White House says the president will meet with service members and their families and that part of the purpose of the trip will be quote underscoring his commitment as commander in chief.
To responsibly ending those wars talking about Iraq and Afghan Afghanistan while strengthening the health of our force.
A recent Gallup poll suggests the president has some work to do among veterans -- key voting -- there.
That the Gallup poll shows that the president's track a trailing governor Romney 38% to 55%.
In support from veterans.
Right Molly we didn't really hear a lot about foreign policy last night but it's still a key issue in the campaign right.
Right both sides like to -- each other over it governor Romney saying the president is allowing Iran to develop its nuclear arsenal.
While the president saying that the governor isn't focus enough on winding down the war in Afghanistan.
-- planned to bring home the 33000.
Who'll be coming home from Afghanistan next month.
He likes to talk tough but it doesn't have a lot of details.
When it comes.
To these critical issues.
-- -- less secure today because he -- failed to slow Iran's nuclear threat.
In his first TV interview as president he said we should talk to Iran.
Were still talking.
And Iran -- divisions are still spending.
There's a big campaign weekend ahead the president will be in Ohio Colorado and Iowa and governor Romney in Virginia Ohio and Florida.
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