Tuesday, August 16, 2011

VIDEO: RNC Chairman Priebus Calls On President Obama’s Campaign To Pay For His Debt-End Bus Tour

By Michael Short


“If The President Would Rather Campaign Than Lead, His Re-Election Campaign Account Should Foot The Bill.”

WASHINGTON – Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus released the following statement calling on President Barack Obama to use his campaign account to pay for his Debt-End Bus Tour instead of taxpayers:

“This week taxpayers made a donation to the Obama re-election campaign.  No matter what the President says, his Midwest bus tour is nothing but a campaign trip. As his approval rating hits a new low, the White House is resorting to desperate measures to salvage his image.  He said he would make jobs his number one focus.  This week he is focused on just one job: his own.

“Worse yet, he’s campaigning on the taxpayer’s dime.  Rolling through the Midwest in a brand new million-dollar taxpayer-funded tour bus, the President is holding town halls to rally his disaffected supporters in states crucial to his re-election.  He’s talking about campaigning against Congress and dolling out talking points, not policy plans.

“If the President would rather campaign than lead, his re-election campaign account should foot the bill.”

Note: video was included in original press release

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