Obama camp has history with star of new Super PAC ad
August 8th, 2012
07:10 PM ET
2 years ago

Obama camp has history with star of new Super PAC ad

(CNN) – Representatives from the Obama campaign tried to distance themselves on Wednesday from a new ad released by the pro-Obama Super PAC Priorities USA that links actions taken by Bain Capital to the death of former steelworker Joe Soptic's wife.

Aboard Air Force One, campaign spokesperson Jen Psaki told reporters that the campaign had "no involvement with any ads that are done by Priorities USA."

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  1. "If you've got a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen." --B. Obama

    Disgraceful. However, this is what one can expect from the uhbama administration.

    August 8, 2012 07:48 pm at 7:48 pm |
  2. myviewis

    It just occurred to me that of course President Obama wants to distance himself from Priorities USA and their campaign to connect Bain Capital to the death of Joe Soptic's wife, because Bain Capital at that time Mr. Soptic was laidoff Bain Capital was being run by Jonathan Levine who is President Obama's friend and campaign bundler. If anything Priorities USA is tying Jonathan Levine to Mrs. Soptic's death!!!!!!!!!!! Wow!!!!!!!!

    August 8, 2012 07:56 pm at 7:56 pm |
  3. Howard

    Obama is getting more desperate, and less credible as each day goes by.

    August 8, 2012 08:44 pm at 8:44 pm |
  4. Frank (Ohio)

    Obama, you lie!

    August 8, 2012 09:20 pm at 9:20 pm |
  5. Sheriff JOE

    b. o. and his merry men are certainly establishing new lows which one is willing to sink. look the guy appointed la raza activists to sec of domestic policy as well as sec of labor and the supreme court for crying out loud. The most obvious domestic enemy ever

    August 9, 2012 12:11 am at 12:11 am |
  6. clownshoes

    Lie lie lie and then lie some more. Its all that the Obamabots know.

    August 9, 2012 12:22 am at 12:22 am |
  7. enuff

    The commercial doesn't even have to air now. It received an audience for free and everyone can stay distant from it.

    August 9, 2012 12:26 am at 12:26 am |