Democratic Chair Calls Mitt Romney 'Reckless' and 'Unfocused'

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz on how the candidates performed in the debate.
3:00 | 10/22/12

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Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz he's in Boca Raton Florida with her home state congressman thank you for joining us Rick -- and -- you can hear him. He's -- recline their senior Washington editor he is arguing -- Mitt Romney won tonight holding his own in the -- barrage of sometimes. Apparently respected singers from the president. The rebuttal from you. I mean I really couldn't disagree more I don't and whether that we are watching this same debate because I thought President Obama. Made it very clear. That why we elected -- four years ago because he has the vision the agenda and clarity. -- to be commander in seats and has taken us from where we had relationships and alliances that Lawrence Adams. -- you now reestablishing diplomatic ties and our leadership on the world stage. -- and so on that because we're in the global economy we can have an impact and and exercise leadership in moving out economy's solid. And did not mean I think because he was all over the map. At times -- -- and unfocused as telegraphed it seemed -- nations around the world. That he doesn't have a clear eyed understanding of the direction that we know or the role of the United States has. Across the globe and so I think he demonstrated that he is not ready for prime time not ready to be commander in chief the last thing. That we need to be doing is telegraphing a lack of clarity from our commander in chief and I think that's not -- on he did tonight over. And equally tough there on the ground meat and -- -- -- well that he's innocent is a little something about that are right so. Congressman it didn't beat the -- criticism not surprisingly from team Romney saying. That's President Obama did not conduct himself. Particularly well tonight that he was a little to use it be that he in the words of of Steve Stevens that his comment on the forces and they and that's will quote not -- down in history as one of the president's. Best moments so you response. Well whether it lives vice presidents laughing during the -- of the eight. Or the criticism of the -- in the last decade -- now that that President Obama you know pointed out very clearly. When Mitt Romney has been successful and and has -- Those are three -- signs that the last three opportunities it. American seemed a choice between Mitt Romney Barack Obama that the Republicans. -- each and everyone -- those -- Anthony have to act. Non substantive -- because on the substance they got -- -- congresswoman the the Mitt Romney said repeatedly in tonight's debate attacking me is not the same as laying out an agenda. For the future. After tonight's debate can you tell me what what are president Obama's top -- two priorities on foreign policy. Well our top priority. On -- he -- that Obama's that is making excellent. We can invest in nation building here at home. As wound down it -- and lined up and run accidents home from Iraq and al-Qaeda. Excellent equipment acting on our nations and -- -- on. That he established currently has. He built our alliances were able to have an impact on global economy and that's -- importance. It is total lack of clarity is at times reckless approach -- in his lack of understanding. About the employees making sure that we that we -- party on states. He demonstrated that in the -- -- it. -- -- And -- -- that results from Florida thank you very much for your time tonight we appreciated. Thank you.

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