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Well after being coy about whether he participate Mitt Romney says he will take part in both debates in Florida there -- one tomorrow then another on Thursday.
And the polls show him leading in the sunshine state he also faces challenges there.
Can Monty is the attorney general of Florida and a Romney supporter she joined the senate talk about it ahead of the big primary on his attorney general thanks for joining us.
Thank you CNN thanks for having me on.
All right after his defeat last night why do you think that Mitt Romney is still the right person for Florida voters.
Well you Michigan and Florida at Weirton and for our early voting and we have so many voters have already come out and supported governor Romney Mitt Romney has been running a well organized campaign.
For months and months now in our state.
And you know Florida we are known for a lack seen.
Outsiders in -- office just like Marco Rubio and myself were elected in 2010.
And you know.
Florida we we -- all about jobs the economy everything we can do.
To get our state and our country back on track and that's exactly what Mitt Romney is ready to hit the ground running.
As president doing for our country.
We understand that there are already 200000.
Votes early votes that have been lodged there in Florida -- think that benefits.
-- I would certainly hope it benefits governor Romney he's been working very hard and -- today.
He's been all over the state of Florida he knows how serious Florida is to get to the White House.
And he loves our state he takes it very seriously he's been here a lot.
And you know I got -- governor Romney.
Before I was even -- -- -- and he is sincere he is a family man.
And he's not arrogant but I'll tell you what he is tough and he is qualified and he's ready to take on Barack Obama and that's why I'm supporting him.
How do you think the debates will impact folks the year because it seems to be a huge.
Turning point for Newt Gingrich in South Carolina.
What do you think that could happen with the debates there in Florida and how much and actually -- voters.
Well I think they're going to have a tremendous impact we saw how the South Carolina debate impacted those elections as -- -- But I think that governor Romney's going to be strong I think he's prepared -- I think we're lucky that we have good I'm qualified.
Republican candidates but in my opinion governor Romney is by far the best to hit the ground running.
At the White House -- is what we need right now in our country.
At our kids have you with me ask you -- obviously Florida and leading the charge against the health care a lot of fight at the Supreme Court.
Many briefs have been filed things are moving ahead with the case Anderson in this week -- got -- the government is gonna file its brief on -- ability that issue about whether or not the whole law can survive the mandate.
Is pulled out how are you feeling about 89 weeks out from those arguments.
Well we're looking forward to the arguments we're looking forward to being in front of the Supreme Court.
They've given us three days as you know five and a half hours which is unprecedented.
Amount of time.
Said -- the country takes this very seriously.
And you know up the majority of the states involved in the lawsuit with me the majority of those states have endorsed the players in the lawsuit have endorsed governor Mitt Romney is what.
All right we will see how it all plays out both -- primary there in Florida and the case of the Supreme Court attorney general -- Bonnie thanks much for your time.
Thank you CNN take.
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