Did Barack Obama keep his campaign promises?
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
- Duration 2:45
- Date Oct 15, 2012
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
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Presidential debate will be in that town hall format and while the president might feel more comfortable in that environment it is supposed.
Some problems for him in the past specifically.
Fox News legal analyst Peter Johnson junior takes a look at the president's record from the -- have to listen to looking at the -- town -- debate for years ago in Nashville at Belmont University -- said let's look at the promises made.
And the premise is tipped.
Almost four years to the date.
So let's look -- the president's promise on health care for years ago.
You can keep your choice of doctor we're gonna work we live.
Your employer to lower the cost of your premiums by up to 2500 dollars a year you'll still have choice of doctor there's no mandate -- -- That's pretty clear facts are important premiums have climbed 2003 and seventy dollars for the average family for the period of 20092012.
Health care spending -- increased 4500 dollars per person -- 2011.
And we know from the and United States Supreme Court that there is a new American individual.
Mandates on a lot of counts we got obamacare.
But we didn't get the savings that.
That he talked all right then I'm gonna cross set out get -- to update on what about the debt and deficit let's go to debt debt and deficit let's watch it.
I think it starts.
Live Washington we've got to shoulder we've got good habits because if we're running up.
Trillion dollar -- there were passing on of the next generation.
Then a lot of people are gonna think well you know what there's -- money out there.
Yeah it was pretty easy money four point nine trillion dollars in deficit spending in the past four years.
Which happens to be almost twice as much of president George W.
Bush racked up in eight years.
Let's see what the president said about entitlements he promised entitlement reforms within his term.
Well Thomas we're gonna have to take on entitlements.
And I think we've got to do it.
Quickly we're gonna have a lot of work to do so I can't guarantee -- we're gonna do it in the next two years but I'd like to do -- my first term as president.
He's dead in his first term prevail as president he told Tom Brokaw Hollywood food stamp recipients increased by 50% to almost 46 million people in three and a half years.
Medicaid recipients increased the by eight million people disability recipients decreased eleven point seven million people we checked out the promises.
There's a lot of others that weren't.
Kept it as lever unfortunately but the facts matter -- we listened to promises hard from both candidates tomorrow night.
I'll be there and I'll be reporting on -- fantastic so it if your Mitt Romney of all you'd really have to do is mister president last time you or -- at that town all you say this this and this history channel's history matters especially people out of jobs are indeed.
Thank you very much mr.
Johnson is -- to do see.