Also in this playlist...
This transcript is automatically generated
He's not campaigning for reelection but President Obama is back on the political stump trying to round up support for his economic plan to get all the fiscal cliff.
Chief Washington correspondent James Rosen tells us that's has congressional Republicans feeling a little left out.
Ultimately the leader.
The president United States and this president didn't leading the White House and senate Democrats in negotiations with -- house Republicans over how to avoid the so called fiscal cliff.
Has decided for now to forgo further talks with top lawmakers a task now being delegated to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and others.
Instead President Obama is using this critical week.
To meet with CEOs from small and big business and middle class taxpayers before boarding Air Force One on Friday for a campaign style rally in the Philadelphia area.
Rather than sitting down -- lawmakers from both parties and working out an agreement.
He's back on the campaign trail we're not gonna solve this problem by creating -- lunch and drumming up outrage.
But -- he'll be out -- to.
The I'm sure he's zeroing in on those states that are represented by members.
The house and the senate and to try to get them public support.
Republicans quickly moved to set up their own photo ops with small business leaders the white -- -- GOP complaints about the president's schedule with the time for talks dwindling.
Was disparaging to ordinary Americans seems like these talks have affected -- It was broken down -- wrong about it.
I think you're wrong it is not just a matter for discussion between the president.
And the Senate Minority Leader.
Or other congressional leaders only inside the beltway you people think that.
It just sitting around.
For photo spread it is will solve necessarily problems the -- has to be done and that work is being done.
-- After the president sit down with -- four congressional leaders in the Roosevelt room earlier this month the Democrats seeking to project confidence to consumers and markets alike they said.
Laid out a timetable for the two sides to produce at least the blueprint for a bipartisan deal.
A timetable that now appears to have vanished.
-- -- -- -- -- Thanksgiving recess we'll meet with president when we come back the first week -- at least that's as I understand it.
The White House called secretary Geithner believe player in these ongoing talks with the house Republicans adding -- to be joined by top White House aides like Jack Lew and Gene Sperling but when asked whether Geithner had -- up today at the office of house speaker John Boehner to negotiate.
-- -- -- Jay Carney said he could not account for Timothy Geithner some precise whereabouts.
For James Rosen lob north lawn James thanks.
Filter by section