Mitt Romney’s campaign on Monday renewed its attacks on President Obama over a change to the federal welfare-to-work program, claiming in a new commercial that the president “has a long history of opposing work-for-welfare.”


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The ad’s narrator argues that “on July 12, Obama quietly ended work requirements for welfare. You wouldn’t have to work and wouldn’t have to train for a job. Mitt Romney strongly believes work must be part of welfare.”

And the ad features audio of Obama, then an Illinois state senator, saying in 1998 that he “was not a huge supporter of the federal plan that was signed in 1996.”

Mitt Romney’s campaign on Monday renewed its attacks on President Obama over a change to the federal welfare-to-work program, claiming in a new commercial that the president “has a long history of opposing work-for-welfare.”

The ad’s narrator argues that “on July 12, Obama quietly ended work requirements for welfare. You wouldn’t have to work and wouldn’t have to train for a job. Mitt Romney strongly believes work must be part of welfare.”


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And the ad features audio of Obama, then an Illinois state senator, saying in 1998 that he “was not a huge supporter of the federal plan that was signed in 1996.”

Read More at The Hill. By Justin Sink, The Hill.


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