Can Romney 'Put Meat on the Bones' in Debate?

Rep. Wasserman-Schultz: Mitt Romney had time to prepare for debate while the president has been doing his day job.
3:00 | 10/03/12

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We've got congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz from New York she joins us from the spin room I believe congress on an evening to you. It's about what we appreciate your time ask you what does your candidate. I wish I mean president Barack Obama what does he have to do on the -- tonight what is that that -- be active rephrase the question. What worries you the most going into -- tonight. Well I think guy actually President Obama -- Plans to do what what he did during the convention and continue the conversation that he started at our convention this serious conversation that he that he had. With the American people about where we've been at about where we need to go -- and that the fact that we need to continue to rebuild this economy from the middle class out. That we need to make sure that if you work hard and play by the rules that everyone has -- chance to succeed and he'll talk about. The next four years his plan to create a million manufacturing jobs and cut tuition increases in half and oil imports in half the knicks are that we can continue to make the kinds of investments that will. Continue to move our economy forward like his he's been able to do. After inheriting an economy that really was that economic crisis that was the worst since the great depression and I think what Mitt Romney. You it's incumbent -- upon him to finally give us some details. Put some meat on the -- do more than what we've heard he's been he's been planning with his fingers that are more appropriate for a schoolyard playground and they are for a debate. Space. So congresswoman. One question -- -- for you about the expectation game getting play here right now. Do you expect to see the numbers move after this debate we've heard from. Eight and the folks at the Obama campaign saying that boy challenger is usually come out of these things looking much better than the incumbent. Do you expect that when this debate is over two days later we're gonna see some movement in these polls. I think the reality is is named Mitt Romney -- as your previous segment indicated has had a tremendous amount of time to prepare for this debate. Had 23 opportunities during the Republican presidential preference primaries to debate. And that really has as focused and on doing -- almost that little else over the last few months it interspersed that campaign events and dismissing. 47% of America. What what President Obama has been doing -- his day job. Continuing to move this economy forward and President Obama is days -- incidents at -- table. To have a serious conversation with the American people and you know Amy there are ups and downs -- every campaign. The first debate is usually oh win for the challenger -- based on recent history. We think over the next 34 days that and that three debates plus the vice presidential debate. The American people are gonna have an opportunity to see that very clear contrast and the two -- and its divisions one that would take us backward. To the failed policies of the past and one that we'll continue to that's powered. Like President Obama has been been moving us forward towards the last four years. Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz thank you very much for your time we appreciate and enjoy the rest and --

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