How much trouble was the president having during the debate? At about the 20 minute mark while discussing taxes and the economy he actually asked moderator Jim Lehrer if they could move along to the next subject.
The incident happened after Romney attempted to respond to some points Obama had earlier made. Lehrer indicated they were overtime for this segment of the debate, but Romney insisted on – and got – response time. When Lehrer then returned to Obama to ask for his response to that, the president’s first reaction was to ask if they could get off this particular subject:
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