DNC chair reacts to convention, new jobs reports
Debbie Wasserman Schultz speaks out
- Duration 4:29
- Date Sep 7, 2012
Debbie Wasserman Schultz speaks out
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Did you -- exclusive interview with presidential candidate Mitt Romney in his first comments on the jobs report -- not so.
On the Democratic Convention which is closed out last night and the president of course -- the -- he's Islamic finished things off.
Let's hear from the other side of the aisle now with reaction -- well to the convention to the jobs report and what Mitt Romney had to say.
Florida congresswoman and -- the Democratic National Committee Debbie Wasserman Schultz joins us now congressman welcome to you.
Thanks very great to -- -- you so governor Romney called the jobs report a disappointing figure he says.
This continues a pattern the president is not getting it done.
The -- that convention was really about tracks what should we trust the president with another four years of our economy.
Public trust the president of another four years of our economy because he's brought us.
From where we were hemorrhaging 750000.
Jobs a month when he took office after he inherited in the previous six months from failed policy for the past.
A loss of three and a half million jobs in the previous six months and now thanks for his policies although we have a ways to go.
This jobs report today is the thirtieth straight month month that we've had job growth in the private sector.
We now created more four point six million jobs in the private sector the continue to have a resurgence in manufacturing.
And we've made progress and are moving forward and we need to make sure that President Obama have four more years so that we as he made the case last night and as we made the case this week.
That we have a president in the White House but understand that if you work hard and play by the rules that everyone can have a chance that the facts not just the people who already are -- -- And that everybody should have a fair shot and pay their fair share and -- -- that.
In America that everyone has a chance to live the American dream not that people who are pretty are living -- -- -- -- who determines what's fair.
Well I think that basic fairness includes making sure that.
Banks are not too big to fail that the consumer doesn't get run over because there is so little regulation that that industry in corporate America is able says that.
Put profits ahead of people making sure that we have a president in the White House is fast.
Eighteen different tax breaks for small businesses.
Not just focusing our crack pot policy on.
Making it much better for millionaires and billionaires and asking more than from the middle class to pay for those by -- about -- tax breaks that for millionaires and billionaires so.
The contrast the very clear Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan big proposed.
The solution that we should go back to the failed policies of the past life.
Increasing taxes on the middle class to pay for more tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires.
Ending Medicare as we know -- turning Medicare into about the system does or not.
Answers so that takes us back selected President Obama wants to move us our -- -- -- let's talk about the answer is Mitt Romney.
And said this criticism of the president he said that there's no big.
New ideas that were presented if you look back in the last three years the stimulus with a baby bold controversial bit big and bold plan.
To try to fix the economy.
What is the number one big bold idea that the president is present and -- -- presenting to the American people.
When it comes in this economy getting us really back growing again and -- We'll nickname -- Mitt Romney was leading off his campaign's talking points instead of listening the president's -- like.
I know millions of Americans -- the president actually proposed three big ideas one is that we would add one million manufacturing jobs.
-- is that we would cut oil imports in half by -- when he.
And three is that we would cut tuition and half because we know that those are things especially cutting tuition and half.
Making -- -- like President Obama has done by increasing college -- expanding the pell grant increasing the amount of financial aid available.
And ensuring that we got big banks out of -- -- these student lending business and ensure that we have direct.
Loans going and and -- that you don't have to repay what you student loans any more than 10% of your income.
Those are things the President Obama made possible for young people and people changing careers midstream and area felt like -- -- have an opportunity to live the American dream and that the join the middle class.
Three big -- they're -- to congressman Charles nice having today.
I think you guys well for the man they got to get David in that I think -- welcome our -- for the moment it got real Giffords because that was a big moment last night the convention and got a lot of I thought from our viewers on that you know we look for having -- back thank you thank you.