Obama: 'You can't change Washington from the inside'
John Roberts reports from Atlanta
- Duration 2:55
- Date Sep 21, 2012
John Roberts reports from Atlanta
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Saying -- its allies have all.
That he's learned -- that you can't change Washington from the inside.
His critics were quick to point out that he won the White House for years ago promising exactly that hope and change.
In Washington now governor Romney is using that line to rally his supporters.
John Roberts is live for us in Atlanta this morning good morning John.
Good -- -- Martha go -- is finishing argument.
Today is -- it's what are you gonna hear a lot of today governor Romney in the battleground state of Nevada today which President Obama won.
And 2008 the numbers are -- closer this year though here's the reason why.
What Mitt Romney has got going for the housing crisis will be talking about that -- a tough economy.
Lot of new unaffiliated residents who moved in the last four years is 7% Mormon population and a much better ground operation than they had in 2008 however working against him.
A large Hispanic population big union representation.
Far more registered Democrats and of course Harry Reid's big political machine.
Mitt Romney is going to be going after the president today is -- campaign says for acknowledging.
That he is not made good on his promises specifically pointed to that statement he made yesterday at the Univision town hall.
The most important lesson I've learned is that.
You can't change Washington from the inside you can only change -- from the outside.
That's how I got elected.
And that's how the big accomplishments like health care got done was because we mobilized.
The American people to speak out.
Fact is healthcare was mostly an inside the beltway job remember Nancy Pelosi saying we have to pass the bill so we can find out what's inside it.
Mitt Romney is going to go after the president on this idea can't change Washington for the -- Nevada today as he did yesterday in Sarasota.
The president of the United States says he can't change Washington.
From the inside and that amazing.
No wonder is that such a hard time over -- last four years his first two years in a Democrat house Democrats senate he got to do whatever the heck do you wanna do but he says he can't change it from the inside.
Well I will I get the job done.
Underscoring governor Romney's visit to Nevada today new unemployment numbers for the state are coming out Martha the current rate 12% that is the worst in the nation we'll see how it is that -- -- -- -- so that new -- out also John.
And they do show President Abbas with a pretty good showing us in battleground states what do we know about that.
There were talking specifically about that Wall Street Journal NBC news Marist poll that came out that showed president about a with a substantial lead.
In Wisconsin Iowa and Colorado we had pollsters take a look at that -- found that Democrats were over sampled in the states by as much as 7%.
Which they think Martha may have overly skewed the numbers in those states in president Obama's favor we'll see what other polls say in the coming days and weeks away a lot of discussion about the composition of these polls and whether or not they're giving us a good read this time.
Keeps things very interesting -- -- Thank you --