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Republican Leaders Respond To President’s Visit To Detroit

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Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus (File/Getty Images)

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus (File/Getty Images)

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WASHINGTON (WWJ) - Republican leaders are criticizing the president’s visit to Detroit.

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus and state GOP Chairman Bobby Schostak held a joint conference call with reporters Monday.

“The rank and file mom and dads are hurting big time, we see them every day as we travel through the state, simply because the politics are not working …the big labor leadership are questioning his leadership … they are calling for Obama to provides tools for America to succeed,” said Schostak.

Schostak also described Mr. Obama’s recent trips as “being disguised as policy trips,” when they are nothing more than, as he called it, “the start of his billion-dollar campaign for re-election.”

Priebus also said the GOP has dubbed Mr. Obama “President Zero” because there were no jobs added to the roll in August.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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