White House Spokesman: Obama Is Helping Black People

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Carney ObamaWhite House spokesman Jay Carney defended President Obama Tuesday against criticism from prominent Black leaders who have said Obama is ignorning the Black community while reaching out to white independents.

According to Carney, the issue is not one of race. The president is helping Black people by working to boost the struggling economy and helping all unemployed Americans, he said.

“A lot of people have suffered through this great recession … this is not a political issue,” Carney said. “The American economy is the primary focus of this president and he’s very committed to assisting African-Americans and all Americans.”

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