New video: Obama didn't tell the truth about his relationship to ACORN 

At CPAC, Rep. Daryl Issa, R-Cal., released the following video that shows the President didn't tell the truth about the extent of his relationship with ACORN:

Bluegrass Pundit tracked down the transcripts. While campaigning for President and amid controversy over ACORN's role in fraudulent voter registration, Obama described his relationship thusly:

Well, first of all my relationship with ACORN is pretty straightforward. It’s probably 13 years ago when I was still practicing law, I represented ACORN and my partner in that investigation was the US Justice department in having Illinois implement what was called the motor voter law, to make sure people could go to DMV’s and driver license facilities to get registered. It wasn’t being implemented. That was my relationship and is my relationship to ACORN. There is an ACORN organization in Chicago. They’ve been active. As an elected offiical, I’ve had interactions with them. But, they’re not advising my campaign. We’ve got the best voter registration in politics right now and we don’t need ACORN’s help.

Now compare that to his prior description of his relationship with ACORN:

When I ran project vote, the voter registration drive in Illinois, ACORN was smack dab in the middle of it. Once I was elected there wasn’t a campaign that ACORN worked on down in Springfield that I wasn’t right there with you. Since I have been in the United States Senate I’ve been always a partner with ACORN as well. I’ve been fighting with ACORN, along side ACORN, on issues you care about my entire career.

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