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We're announcing governor Romney and Paul Ryan speaking at a at a rally there that's -- -- Ohio that's near Columbus, Ohio Franklin County right in the middle mistake.
-- yesterday -- Romney slamming the president on Libya in Ohio and asking why the administration.
Has been so slow to call the murders of four Americans in the Ghazi terrorist attack.
Here's the governor with Carl Cameron on the stump and Ohio atlas.
The way we expect candor from the president and transparency.
And he continues to refuse to acknowledge what.
It's said by the other members of administration this was a terrorist attack I can't ascribe -- exactly what the motives were for the president.
And the administration.
Coming clean very early on but as soon as they've learned as the intelligence community has now indicated.
That this was a terrorist attack they should have acknowledged that as opposed to continuing to pretend like this was something other than that.
So there's a lot to go through on this -- bring in Karl Rove former senior advisor -- deputy chief of staff to president George W.
Bush and also.
-- Fox News contributor good morning to you there in Washington.
-- analyze this from two fronts the administration's response and then how Mitt Romney either does or does not.
Capitalize on this from the administration what explains the responses come out so far the past two weeks.
It's inexplicable and the president even as recently as the view a couple of days ago continue to -- to -- this.
Murder of our ambassador on this trailer for -- anti Islamic film.
Eight win all the evidence points towards a terrorist attack plan do occur on 9/11 I mean look.
The president -- Libya said so the director of the National Counterterrorism Center said so the intelligence community's point in that direction chairman of the house.
Intelligence -- point that direction why the president continues to suggest that this has something to do with a offensive video.
And not a deliberate attempt to kill our US ambassador is beyond me I mean there's there's a lot to be gained by stepping up -- be in the president there's not a lot to be -- by looking like.
You know -- -- -- try to offer up about you know excuse for why this how woman think it would hurt his campaign six weeks before the country's.
Well you know campaign you mentioned -- campaign let's take a look at the president's schedule and on the day after this happened.
He has a -- about 35 AM Rose Garden news conference he goes to the State Department immediately after that.
He cancels the presidential daily brief the meeting with intelligence officials did too that's held virtually every day he cancels it.
It then he comes back to the White House and departs at 205 for Vegas arrives in Vegas at 6:50 eastern time for a rally at a fund raiser.
And then at 10:25 eastern time flies to.
Colorado the next day he has a rally in Colorado won ten in the afternoon.
-- depart -- -- at 3 o'clock arrives at 7 o'clock and goes to the congressional Hispanic dinner.
-- know where do we have a meeting with intelligence leadership.
The CIA the National Security Agency the Director of National Intelligence military and State Department intelligence to say what do we know.
What are we gonna do are we all made up on this are there any disagreements what do you need from me what else -- gonna listen -- -- White House during 9/11 what does that schedules suggest -- well well.
-- -- suggest me that the president more intent on campaign in the meeting his responsibilities as commander in chief -- I'm astonished that in the 48 hours following the murder of US ambassador in three other -- Of our personnel in bank Gaza the president United States.
Held a couple of fundraisers in a couple of campaign events and attended the Hispanic congressional dinner but could not find time in his schedule to -- with the leadership and intelligent.
When there's also a sixty minutes interview and there could have been more than one during those days as well.
Well in thirteenth well out now they say this is what Mitt Romney is saying he's saying Iran is that close to going nuclear.
He talks about Syria and 40000 dead and -- -- ongoing conflict and the Muslim Brotherhood leading now in Egypt.
How is he handling this.
Well he's -- the president will present the president is -- Romney's pointed out a very concrete pattern.
Of this engagement on the part of the president and a failure of America's foreign policy we're projecting weakness at a time when we need to be projected strength.
We're showing you know feeble that's what we need to show resolve and the president -- frankly disengaged I was amazed.
That in the tick tock on the call that he made on the twelfth of -- September to the Libyan president that it was revealed that this was the first time the president had talked to Libyan president.
You know I can't imagine that in this part of the world when a new leader takes office its present United States.
Doesn't seem to understand how important it personal relationship is it didn't bother to god call the president of Libya when he was.
Sworn into office earlier this summer one more thing and just gonna make this quick -- I'm gonna cut you off everywhere in the interest of time here.
Where does this go.
-- it well anywhere.
Well -- that look into it it it's eating up time on the calendar that if it had not happened we'd be talking about the economy deficits job and Affordable Care Act.
It does is it if Mitt Romney's gonna use this successfully needs to not only make the critique.
But point out that this is a broader frame to see the president has disengaged.
Not up to the job given it his best.
But failing to -- and on behalf the American people.
And relate that to the to the -- domestic economy as well all right -- debate and debate number one rather is a week from today Karl thank you Karl Rove in Washington.
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