Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Paul Ryan's RNC 'Lies'

Chair of Democratic National Committee rebuts claims made by GOP in Tampa, Florida.
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We -- hello -- we have a very special it's just have a pleasant couple hours ago she was all the way up there live now away and get it right here an arts DNC chairwoman. Debbie Wasserman Schultz -- first -- -- tell us what it's like being up there. What what's the feeling like you compare to anything that -- normal person you would never -- to be up there would feel wow. It you know it's it's pretty awe inspiring I mean it's it's kind of if it's similar I haven't been to the Grand Canyon actually. But if you've been Everglades I think for the Everglades I practically. They live in the -- -- doing something about it. But if it's kind of like that her son is backed off that and feed a breathtaking -- it's. Here and -- mean that diversity and the strength of the grass roots and the kind of convention where running which is the most open accessible inclusive convention that. Really American politics haven't seen it was awe inspiring and just such a tremendous moment of pride for me especially as the first woman to be nominated -- -- sitting president to share either. Major political parties. -- -- addressed this question just about every gets cited some form or fashion but we know the 2008 was his magical time for Democrats is that. -- awe inspiring moments that -- throughout. Is it fair to compare it to that we ever gonna get back to that level of enthusiasm in your party where. It is that people just the rapture with that with the candidate the idea of going out voters. This isn't about wraps and this is about getting it done. And that's what we're going to be doing over the next 63 days and we're gonna do it by using this convention likely get annihilated and organizing tool. Making sure that over the next 63 days after the. It grassroots volunteers and never in you know wait on the day that President Obama accepted our party's nomination the first time in Invesco Field the son of 25000 volunteers that it. We expect him to leave this convention with -- and powered by the grass roots and propel him back to the White House for a second term. So our colleague Cokie Roberts he's just a few elections and her time -- -- -- she get this isn't really -- CD she's all the way apparently just practically. Yeah right next to you as you -- and had a parent and -- That Republican Convention in the democratic responses to what she was most surprised at what Democrats evening. Or maybe they're. And preparedness didn't answer the question about. You -- and how the. They're partied both Obama campaign and other democratic surrogates have answered that question -- it seems like we started with day. At one answer over here about well here here that things and it's okay and then Martin O'Malley saying no but let me explain. Two yes we're better off within twenty for so well to get your take on I think a lot of too much is being made out. -- -- -- People didn't -- if you think. We are clearly enough we are absolutely better off than we -- four years -- -- -- and -- Obama took office. The economy under President Bush had just lost three and a half million jobs and -- we're averaging 750000. Jobs a month and now thanks to his policies we've had 29 straight months of job growth in the private sector. -- resurgence in the manufacturing sector with more jobs created since the 1990s and manufacturing. He rescued the American automobile industry now we've got a long ways Politico we need to keep moving forward. We certainly don't need to go back to the failed policies of the past that we're actually crashed our economy and cause the loss of those jobs and allow banks to become too big to fail and so. If you if you go to -- Romney's way. He would repeal all the progress that we've made and I think Americans want to move forward how important is is President Clinton in making his case that the Clinton economy -- you'll be fronts that are tomorrow night. As the prime time speaker how important it is -- it to hear from him in terms of personalizing the message well. President Clinton knows better than than anyone else about how to preside over prosperity. -- -- -- had the longest sustained period of prosperity and and he handed over a surplus that President Bush with the promptly squandered. Squandered with the help. The life of Paul Ryan who said. -- -- the stimulant but actually go. For the bush -- -- the 2001 and that treatment that cuts unpaid for. The two wars unpaid for her prescription drug plan which means that the seniors -- with unpaid for not exploded the deficit and that that. That's what he can't -- -- even handed the President Obama to Democrats need to do a better job especially when it -- to rip Buddy Ryan. And Republican. And answering the question about the -- that you want to get should be getting into the debate over his deficit it is because it seems like Republicans. Have pretty much put that label line Democrats. Been pushing that -- with Democrats not pushing back when -- at -- what they did that last week. And what they've done throughout their campaign is they've been pretty good comments throughout their campaign they've been called out repeatedly I -- I have to tell you as a sitting there. Not at his House of Representatives that it's hard to -- the belief that Paul Ryan took a look at his feet back. -- spoke with some of lies and distortions and signed off on intact and I'm gonna say that -- the -- -- -- The automobile plant in Janesville was closed that it was rocked Obama's -- even -- we -- it knew it happened under George W. Bush in how do you lack. I don't my parents obviously get a look at yourself in the mirror. Can be have a zoo to live with yourself and and -- -- said yes. Committee made it Paul Ryan because -- some lessons and violence. All right -- -- use of the where you going to get honest assessment of Michael softball still. I've heard I've heard reports that she's excellent but I need to hear from a rival Steve you know where we stand you know on the grand scale of softball. We now have I think -- shortstop gets pretty lucky and Cynthia. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- You know they they want parents where we really almost came back yet again with that. But now looking at -- -- That it that you it. I that -- -- -- and I area. But it apparently that little a little bit embarrassed.

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