White House Responds to Bachmann Announcement

Katie Pavlich
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Posted: Jun 27, 2011 1:44 PM

The White House has issued a response to Bachmann's official presidential announcement today in Waterloo, Iowa. Fox News White House Correspondent Mike Emanuel has the scoop.

“Congresswoman Bachmann talks about reclaiming the American Dream but her policies would erode the path to prosperity for middle class families. She voted for a budget plan that would extend tax cuts for the richest Americans on the backs of seniors and the middle class while ending Medicare as we know it. Congresswoman Bachmann introduced legislation to repeal Wall Street oversight – risking a repeat of the financial crisis — and while she voted to preserve subsidies for oil and gas companies she opposes making the investments necessary to enhance America’s competitiveness and create the jobs of the future.”–BEN LA BOLT, OBAMA CAMPAIGN SPOKESMAN