Rahm Emanuel on Romney Comments About Teachers’ Strike: We Don’t Need ‘Lip Service’

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Rahm Emanuel smacks down Mitt Romney:  Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel dismissed a statement from GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney praising his administration for holding out against striking teachers, calling it “lip service.”

Associated Press:  “While I appreciate his lip service, what really counts is what we are doing here. I don’t give two hoots about national comments scoring political points or trying to embarrass — or whatever — the president.”

Rahm Emanuel, who previously served as President Obama’s chief of staff, suggested that if Mitt Romney truly wanted to help, he would pledge not to cut education funding.

 Rahm Emanuel on Romney Comments About Teachers Strike: We Dont Need Lip Service
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 Rahm Emanuel on Romney Comments About Teachers Strike: We Dont Need Lip Service
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