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There is -- scene Democrats telling their story here in Charlotte making the case for reelection.
What is the story always -- your -- -- -- -- out America's Newsroom I'm Martha MacCallum live at Charlotte, North Carolina other conventions.
Are here with you they'll have a body -- -- -- -- well.
We're hanging in there right I'm Bill Hemmer good morning it gets loud in here at night it's your -- -- the acoustics in this place were built very very well but.
It resonates today I hit -- -- -- they can blow out your ears so we heard a lot on the floor -- I and we did and we heard from Julian Castro to his claim about job creation four point five million of its president.
To the president's eagerness to work with Republicans.
Smart another big question that people have about whether or not that he has been a true statement when you look at the fact Shannon Bream.
Has been checking all of that she joins us now live from Washington so she -- -- what -- you unearthed.
Well Martha let's start with this let's start with a statement by San -- -- Leon Castro.
Forty years ago America stood on the brink of a depression.
Despite incredible -- And united Republican opposition our president took action.
And now we've seen four point five million new jobs.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics that's not the true number if you measure from the time that President Obama took office in January of 2009.
By the bureau's numbers since that time the private sector is added a net 300000.
But the overall economy has lost and -- a 300000 jobs during that time period Martha.
So the president's record on working across the -- that those one that raised some eyebrows as well Shannon.
-- -- you know -- her moving speech last night at First Lady did talk about the president's willingness to look beyond party here's what she said last night.
I loved that for Barack.
There is no such thing as us and then he doesn't -- what you're Democrat or Republican.
Or none of the above he knows that we all love our country.
And -- is always ready to listen the good idea.
And that's something.
We repeatedly heard the president say over the last couple of years as well Republican leaders as you would imagine.
Take issue with that they point out when it comes to the really big issues like the jobs -- -- the deficit deal.
Which affected our credit rating like the health care law which changed our entire health care system as we know what this country.
That they were rebuffed.
House speaker John Boehner and the Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell both talk about a number of times that they reached out to the White House their phone calls weren't returned they couldn't get a meeting.
And that in those pieces of legislation as they were passed ultimately they claimed none of their ideas were included.
So that's another one as you said that raise some eyebrows last night marked them.
Yeah indeed it did -- and thank you very much in him bringing back to Washington.
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