The battle over who is more in touch with the people and economy takes a new turn. During a speech last week, President Obama made upbeat remarks about the economy.
"The private sector is doing fine," President Obama says. "Where we're seeing weaknesses in our economy have to do with state and local government." May disagreed with that. When the GOP piled on, the President backed away from those comments.
This morning on "Starting Point," Soledad talks with United Steelworkers president Leo Gerard, who says President Obama is responsible for shoring up the economy and continuous the job growth over the last 27 months.