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Obama: Too busy to help Wisconsin Democrats in recall election
President Barack Obama explained in a radio interview Monday why he didn't do more to help Wisconsin Democrats in their battle to recall Republican Governor Scott Walker: He was too busy.
"The truth of the matter is that, as president of the United States, I've got a lot of responsibilities," he told WBAY of Green Bay, Wisconsin. WBAY was one of eight TV stations given an exclusive interview with the president — six from battleground states Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Nevada, Virginia and Wisconsin and two from California and South Carolina.
Obama said he was "supportive" of Walker's Democratic challenger, Tom Barrett, whom Walker thumped in last week's vote. "Obviously, I would have loved to see a different result," Obama told WBAY.
And the president said he would be working to ensure a different result in November.
"We're going to be fighting very hard in Wisconsin just like we have in the past," said Obama, who carried the state by 14 points in 2008 but saw Barrett lose there by seven points.
The White House played down the ramifications of the recall vote last week. But Obama did little to help Barrett beyond endorsing him after he won the Democratic primary, though the president's campaign urged supporters to go to the polls on election day.
Obama says he was just too busy to visit Wisconsin in the 60 days before the recall election--or the 60 days during the petition drive
Remember Obama was too busy fund raising at $40,000 per plate in Minnesota