I mean what I say: Barack Obama

Last Updated: Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 14:30

Washington: President Barack Obama has said that he never expected to have a big lead in the presidential race against Republican rival Mitt Romney, but added that he has an edge in ‘truth-telling’.

“You guys have some short memories. Folks in your business were writing me off a year ago, saying there was no way I would win,” Obama said in an interview with NBC News.

According to Politico, Brian Williams conducted the interview at the start of Obama’s two-day, eight-state campaign swing.

“The one thing I`ve tried always to be is just steady in terms of what I believe in, who I`m fighting for,” he said.

Obama said that he has delivered the promises he had made during the 2008 campaign.

“I think that one of the qualities I bring to bear in this campaign is people see what did I say I was going to do in 2008 and what have I delivered. And they can have some confidence that the things I say, I mean,” Obama added.


First Published: Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 14:30

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