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Well ahead of tonight's debate the Obama campaign has released a new ad titled the seven habits of highly misleading people.
It is being released the same time is a memo from.
The -- what they deputy campaign manager that the Obama for America Stephanie Cutter.
That lists what she calls quote four of the biggest lies Ryan has told of the past.
Since last Wednesday's presidential debate we have heard -- growing wave of complaints from the Obama team suggesting that the -- Ryan ticket has been less than truthful.
Here's a sample of that.
Are you saying it governor Romney did a lot anchor was just on like yeah I think -- was dishonest absolutely plenty of people pointed out.
What a liar Mitt Romney is and was last night -- mean if he was talking.
He was if he was speaking last night he was lying.
You know I think that we expected an aggressive debater -- you show up last night on the debate stage with Barack Obama.
We didn't expect an aggressively dishonest debater to show up and that's what we got Mitt Romney.
Many people are saying -- that what they saw was did.
Governor Romney that they had known all along and that what's been the problem in the past as they haven't seen that person and he finally emerged during the debate.
He's saying he lied through his teeth and -- Republican primaries when he said he was gonna cut taxes for wealthy people.
We recall that he is the Etch A Sketch back has transformed himself and quite frankly we always have to wonder which Mitt.
Is going to show up and so if you -- and lay out.
I have to live to -- about your own plan as well as what the president has been talking about.
Of course you can look good.
Joining me now bendable -- the national Press Secretary for Obama for America Ben welcome back.
And I didn't let me take you back to due September 2009.
When it was right after the president had been called a liar by Joseph Wilson Republican congressman on the floor of the house and Joseph Wilson apologize for and the president accepted his apology.
And in the wake of accepting that apology.
President Obama's at this list.
-- you get to the point.
Having a conversation.
About big important issues that matter of the American people.
Without vitriol without.
Of the worst of other people's motives.
What happened to that message.
Well I think the vice president's goal tonight is what the president just -- to have an honest conversation about what the impact.
Of our policies has been.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- let's have an answer the question.
And and the question is you know President Obama said no no vitriol known name calling let's have an honest conversation without questioning a man's character.
And yet Stephanie Cutter and all those other people you just saw calling Mitt Romney a liar what happened to president Obama's commitment to -- name calling.
No character attacks.
But well the fact is 28 days before Election Day.
But Mitt Romney has suddenly decided to try to hide the policies that he's been advocating for for the past six years when he was running for president last week.
On the debate stage -- friend pretended not to know anything about the central economic premise.
Of his candidacy which is five trillion dollar tax cuts.
Weighted towards the wealthiest Americans if you have a preexisting condition he wasn't honest about the impact of his policies on you if you're between plans are between jobs.
You're not gonna be covered under Mitt Romney's plan.
So listen Paul Ryan is the intellectual leader.
Of the Republican Party according to Mitt Romney and so all were asking for is an honest conversation about what the impact of their policies.
Will be and that's the vice president's -- -- to have that conversation.
We'll have it about our policies and they should have -- about their policies.
But what I hear you saying is it's okay for the president to go back -- that commitment through his team -- surrogate than others because.
Because in your view Mitt Romney is a liar like you're saying it's justified because you really really believe it.
I don't think our our goal here is to name call I think our goal here is to have an honest.
Policy conversation that's exactly what we're in the process of doing but the fact -- look at congress and Ryan's record look at his record.
During the convention he blamed the president for the closure of the GM plant that was slated for closure.
During the prior administration that's -- the president called for here and honest conversation.
And that's of the vice president will have tonight.
Want to ask you about.
-- coming in in America's Newsroom.
It you are critical of governor Rodney.
And his initial comment condemning the state of the chaotic Cairo embassy.
And just to refresh your viewers the Cairo embassy came under attack and governor Romney -- and the and the embassy said you know we don't we don't think that religious feelings of Muslims should be hurt.
Well he criticized -- David and and they about it ministries and later -- that statement saying they'll speak for us.
-- on America's Newsroom and said this about shooting first and -- later with respect to governor around him back.
Well listen -- governor Romney weighed in before he had a full set of facts.
About a developing situation.
We're not going to do that.
The president isn't somebody.
Who who shoots first and -- later.
Now in the wake of the testimony we heard on Capitol Hill -- yesterday about how.
This this was a pre planned attack on our embassy in on our consulate in Libya and it didn't have to do with the video.
Very directly contrary to what this administration told us.
In the days after this attack.
Didn't you shoot first name later.
I don't think so what we've done -- conduct an investigation led by the FBI and the State Department that's gathered all the available information.
Out there and the director of -- national intelligence explained.
What seems like maybe a contradiction here.
By saying that there is a clearer view of events that came into view over time the fact is at the beginning the initial information that intelligence agencies.
Was that it had -- situation in the Middle East had been taken advantage.
That there were protests across the region.
In response to the video over time.
It became clear is more intelligence came in.
That these were premeditated.
Acts carried out by terrorists listen.
The president called this an act of terror within 24 hours of the event nobody is more committed to getting to the bottom of what happened.
To finding the perpetrators of this violence and bring them to justice than the president of the United States.
Hi Ben lessons are great talking -- appreciate you coming on.
Thanks for having an -- -- --
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