Denzel Washington Defends Barack Obama Following Recent Negative Vote


Denzel Washington
'I think that the vote speaks more of people's frustration about their own economic situation,' the actor shares his opinion.


Actor Denzel Washington has come to the defense of U.S. President Barack Obama after the American leader's party suffered a string of humiliating defeats in the country's mid-term elections on Tuesday, November 2. The Oscar-winner was a vocal supporter of Obama during the 2008 election campaign and he has vowed to continue supporting the Democrats frontman, despite the party losing many seats to the Republicans following the vote on Tuesday.

Washington is convinced the voters deserted Obama's party because of the state of the country's economy, and he wants to see more jobs created for Americans. He tells the AFP, "I think that the vote speaks more of people's frustration about their own economic situation; about the frustration of the voters with all of the politicians in America."

"The number one priority in America and probably in most countries right now is jobs. People feel powerless, so one way to exercise their power is through the vote."

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS
Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

  random image 
TODAY'S HEADLINES
  1. Kim Kardashian to Co-Host 'Live' With Ryan Seacrest
  2. George Clooney's Wife Amal Looks Skeletal Just Weeks After Welcoming Twins
  3. Leah Remini Slams 'Diabolical' Tom Cruise, Says He's Not a Good Person
  4. Samuel L. Jackson Returns for 'Shaft' Sequel, Jessie T. Usher Lands Lead Role
  5. These Two Horror Directors in Contention for 'Justice League Dark'
  6. 'Super Troopers 2' Set for 2018, Official Synopsis Revealed
  7. Porn Site Offers to Produce 'Sense8' Season 3
  8. Say What?! Prince William and Harry Have Cameos in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'
  9. Chris Pine and Former Fling Olivia Munn May Rekindle Their Romance
  10. Reps for Ben Affleck and Casey Affleck Clarify Batman Comments