Will Romney's Big Bet Cost Him?
Republican presidential candidate on 'Fox & Friends'
- Duration 6:12
- Date Dec 12, 2011
Republican presidential candidate on 'Fox & Friends'
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Eight welcome -- JB -- -- this legendary diner in the New Hampshire area is playing host to.
Mitt Romney in a short while mayor take take guests as you call him Mitt Romney will be endorsing you as the mayor of Manchester what does that mean.
Well it's big news a lot of folks here no Teddy gets as he was senate president.
Leading Republican in the states he's a big presence in the city of new new helps to be a Manchester, New Hampshire -- right behind me there iPod and I'm back there and jags actually content and arrested so jealous halftime very zealous gotta so.
That's great -- -- on board and have a south Viet he endorse the person who won last time John McCain SOA.
This there's a big -- you hoping these two for two.
I watched debate on Saturday night but I'm looking more forward to fox is on Thursday I don't know why.
I went the one exchange -- people are talking about a lot as you know you were fed up with Governor Perry saying over and over again that there's two versions of your book.
And you decided to called out on it let's listen.
I read your first book.
And it said in there they your mandate.
We should be the model for the country I know it came out.
Some of them the reprint of the book but you know I'm just saying he -- individual mandates -- friends.
If you know what you -- that before wreck and you're sitting on it was true then got -- content whose three and a break up of -- right.
101000 dollar back.
I'm not in -- business -- okay.
Says since that time you wanted to -- and 101000 Europe do you think that you sent the wrong message to the people of Iowa especially.
A -- that this was -- an outrageous number.
Two to -- -- outrageous charge from him and it's been proven wrong time and time again it keeps -- again that's okay.
Let's let's say it but put something outrageous -- there's like saying hey a -- a million bucks XY or Z and so.
-- -- but afterwards my wife -- but you submit.
Was a great debate.
-- -- great -- a lot of things just diabetic rats a about it it's horrible of that so with a bit if you wreck or get you understand of people can misinterpret the 101000 and that being the headline and you regret saying -- all that look.
What what what the American people are tired -- to his -- Obama try to find some -- to to deflect -- he's been pushing this idea that -- on the out of touch with everyday people.
Because I've put -- an outrageous number referred an outrageous charge but look.
That that the president it is a person who's failed the American people and the middle class and I played what eighty rounds of golf.
As he's put in place a series of policies of the met people have seen.
Declining incomes declining number of jobs home prices decline right he's gonna do anything to deflect from his record and frankly it's not gonna work.
Do -- -- Gingrich you clearly get along.
And be disagree on certain things he is beside you winning in New Hampshire is some in some polls double digits but if you look at Florida you -- South Carolina.
We look now we've added Michigan it looks as though in Iowa of course I -- you're trailing in Michigan.
What is he doing that you're not.
You know this is an early time in the process it's very fluid.
People are gonna get a chance to see us over the coming months look at our records and experience.
And in the final analysis I think I'll be the guy that wins or not but you know what that that's the nature of a process which is take a close look at the candidates -- get to know what they believe.
And you know I've seen over the last year a lot of people who've risen in the polls -- and over time as people have taken a closer look they come back down.
I think as people look at our respective records as leaders right how we have performed as leaders.
They'll come to the conclusion that -- a guy that should pressure go up against President Obama is he'd better debater than you.
No look at all the debates Shia people score them over the entire run and that I've been I've been leading -- a lot of those debates she's -- some.
But either get a better job that he does she think she does a better job than -- obviously I'm I'm biased -- that -- Let's talk about Newt Gingrich and he talked about the Palestinians being -- invented people and talked about the Ottoman Empire brutal perspective essentially said.
That Palestinians are or whatever they are are raising a generation of terrorists in different ways you perform.
Is he going against the Israeli stated national policy when he says that.
Well what he's doing is getting ahead of our own allies.
When you have an ally that faces -- a a threat and rockets coming in every day you don't jump in and speak for the allies.
You stand behind the -- you speak you speak with an ally not for an ally.
That and so of course we can stand with Israel we could talk about the outrage that come from the Palestinian Palestinian people -- the and the militants among the Palestinians.
Hamas and those -- Fatah who say we should eliminate to Israel as a as a Jewish state.
But we don't go out and say something like that like the speaker said it it shows a level of let's say erratic.
Outspoken us which which may be great in the campaign right but is not great for someone who's running for president United States represented in this country.
Governor something else Newt Gingrich make clear is he had a consulting business he was in the private sector -- at the speakership.
And he was a one of the people -- consulted was Fannie and Freddie number one do you believe he's a lobbyist.
Really and do you believe that since he took money Fanny -- Freddie the defunct -- you know pretty much.
-- agencies now.
Do you believe he should give that money back -- -- do if he he was on that out of debate.
Saying the politicians who took money from Freddie and Fannie should go to jail and -- which is outrageous.
In itself but.
But look he says he's it was an a consulting business.
That's very different in the consulting business other people have been -- -- he was in the business of connecting folks with government he was on K street.
This was a this was a a connection with government kind of business it's very it's very different than the private sector -- a lobbyist what are what are the things one of the things that I think people recognize in Washington.
Is -- people go there to serve the people than they stay there to serve themselves.
And contacts in Washington.
Working for Freddie Mac getting paid one point six billion dollars by the way.
A very different number than he said in the first debate he said three to thousand dollars that he was there is an historian.
That make him the highest paid historian and history -- but think the that this whole that washed and crowd.
Of insiders that stay there get paid a lot of money there because of their associations I think it's something the American people are tired of was started.