The Debate Over Mitt Romney's Remarks About the 47%
Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. Iâm Rob Lorei. Coming up today weâll continue with the theme from Democracy Nowâand talk about the controversy over Mitt Romneyâs remarks that 47% of Americans are dependent on government and pay no income taxesâ¦Weâll hear from a senior advisor to president Obama and weâll hear from Mitt Romney. Then weâll take your phone calls. But firstâseveral listener comments about yesterdayâs program on which we talked about the 47% controversy. Mitt Romneyâs original remarksâ¦. tape
Our first guest is Valerie Bowman Jarretta --Senior Advisor to the President of the United States and Assistant to the President for Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs in the Obama administration. Jarrett is a close confidante of the President and First Lady dating back to their days in Chicago. I did an interview with her yesterday in which she told me she was speaking personally on behalf of the campaign and not on behalf of the White Houseâ¦.
tape soundbites: -Obama on redistribution -Romney on FOX -Romney on Univisioncomments powered by Disqus