President Barack Obama is making a pitch to Republicans and independents on the eve of the midterm elections, touting the potential to enact major reforms to the country’s economic and social ills, and urging them to back his agenda.
The White House has released several videos in recent days, touting Obama’s accomplishments, from his landmark 2010 health care law to the stimulus and Dodd-Frank financial overhaul.
The president has also pushed his own agenda in the past, including the reinstatement of a ban on assault weapons.
The video released Tuesday was a response to an online petition that asked for a “robust” stimulus package, but the president did not explicitly mention the proposed stimulus package.
“I know how important it is for all Americans to get their heads around what’s possible,” Obama said.
We can achieve this. “
We can do this.
We can achieve this.
And we will.”
In a video released by the White House, the president talks about how his administration has taken on the financial crisis and the threat of climate change and its impact on Americans, which include people with disabilities and the unemployed.
The administration is also urging Americans to send money to the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Connecticut, as well as others affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
“The economic crisis, the lack of jobs and the crisis in the middle class that has been exacerbated by the lack in productivity, have been compounded by the policies of the last eight years,” Obama says.
It’ll be the end of it.’ “
There are some of you who think, well, if I get elected, I can just go out and say, ‘Well, I’ll do a stimulus.
It’ll be the end of it.’
“It’s going to be a lot more productive and it’s going”
It’s going to be a lot more productive and it’s going