Bachmann distances herself from "anti-American" views comment

GOP Presidential candidate big on tax cuts

WATERLOO, La. - Republican Michele Bachmann says her bid to unseat President Barack Obama shouldn't be viewed as "anything personal" against the Democrat but says he's "just wrong" on his policies for America.

In an interview with The Associated Press on Sunday, the Minnesota congresswoman also said she doesn't foresee problems moving from frequent naysayer to the country's proposer-in-chief.

She says voters can expect her to propose an economic agenda that  includes cuts to corporate taxes and phase-outs of taxes on inheritances and investment earnings.

Bachmann's nothing-personal message departs from her 2008 comments questioning whether Obama had "anti-American" views. She has said she wishes she framed her criticism differently.

Bachmann kicked off her 2012 campaign Monday in her Waterloo, Iowa, where she was born.

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