Clinton focuses on Medicare in Obama campaign speech
MIAMI -- Former President Bill Clinton is hitting the road to campaign for President Obama.
In front of a crowd at Miami’s Florida International University, Clinton defended the president's record on issues like the economy, the federal budget, and health care.
He also hit back against Republican claims that the president "robbed" funding from Medicare.
"He didn't' weaken Medicare advantage, he strengthened it,” said Clinton. “But if you repeal the health care law and you repeal these savings you are going to weaken Medicare advantage, you are going to weaken Medicare and it's going to run out of money quicker."
Mitt Romney claims President Obama made $716 billion in cuts to Medicare to pay for his health care plan. Democrats say that's not true.