Coming up Wednesday

Wildfires burn through Colorado causing thousands to evacuate, and protests in Turkey are in 13th day. Tune in at 7am ET.
May 25th, 2012
12:11 PM ET

Schultz: Romney's record at Bain Capital is 'fair game' for Obama campaign

According to recent polling, President Obama is holding a narrow edge over presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in three key battleground states.

A new NBC News/Marist survey shows Ohio voters choosing the president over Romney 48% to 42%. In Virginia and Florida, Obama's lead is narrower: 48% to 44%.

On Starting Point this morning, DNC chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz discusses these figures and responds to the Starting Point panelists' inquiries about the president's fundraising efforts and his record on immigration and the auto bailout.

Rep. Schultz also defends the Obama campaign's recent political ads, which criticize Romney's record at Bain Capital.

"Romney has made his record at Bain Capital and his experience in the private sector the central premise to American voters that they should elect him president," Schultz says. "As a result, it's entirely fair game to have a close examination of exactly how he's executed practices" at the company.

 


Filed under: 2012 Race
soundoff (No Responses)

Post a comment


 

CNN welcomes a lively and courteous discussion as long as you follow the Rules of Conduct set forth in our Terms of Service. Comments are not pre-screened before they post. You agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Service.