Obama DNC Promo Video Takes Shot at Rahm Emanuel for Trying to Kill ObamaCare
DNC Promo Video Takes Shot at Rahm Emanuel for Trying to Stop Obamacare (The Washington Free Beacon)
The promotional video before President Obama gave his address at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday featured an unsubtle shot at current Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel as advising his boss to be cravenly political and stop Obamacare.
Among the White House achievements championed in the video was the passage of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. However, one of the voices in the video relays that Emanuel, as Chief of Staff during the first two years of Obama’s administration, tried to get him to kill the bill because it would cost him re-election in 2012.
“A lot of people argued the politics were too costly,” former adviser David Axelrod said.