President tells Diane Sawyer “country needs” another four years under his leadership.
Obama: “Whoever wins the Republican primary is going to be a standard bearer for a vision of the country that I don’t think reflects who we are. I’m going to fight as hard as I can with every fiber of my being to make sure that we continue on a path that I think will restore the American dream.”
— fights back against Gingrich’s “food stamps” charge
— argues his GOP opponents all espouse the economic views “that lost us the most jobs since the 1930s”
— defends sanction on Iran