John McCain 'hands the reins' over to Romney
Former GOP candidate praises Mitt
- Duration 2:55
- Date Apr 20, 2012
Former GOP candidate praises Mitt
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Everyone expects at the top of the Republican ticket in November.
Says -- starting from behind in the money race chief political correspondent Carl Cameron spoke with Mitt Romney in this afternoon in Arizona.
On a big day for the candidate it.
Republican presidential nominee her head -- the reins to the GOP's 2012 standard bearer.
I promise she.
Would Mitt Romney is present United States we will be able to hand off.
A better nation to our children and grandchildren the democrats' measure progress by whether people have good jobs.
Pick -- pay for mortgages.
Okay were three and a half years later.
And he is not yet created a single net new job in America.
The Democratic National Committee gleefully reminded Republicans of McCain's past hits on Romney.
-- congress OK I'm very consistent totally consistent.
But the Arizona meeting of the Republican national -- state party chairman Romney was embraced by the GOP eager to hear his marching orders against the democratic occupant of the White House.
So we're gonna have to work hard to overcome the extraordinary funding and and muscle of the special interests that support -- Obama.
He starts off with hundreds of millions of dollars.
Of money from organized labor -- -- twelve point six million dollars last month the S ten point one million on hand the president has more than eighty million in the bank.
Monday -- campaigns with Florida US senator popular potential vice presidential pick Marco Rubio when Pennsylvania was very much a big contests in question.
There's a pretty large -- Hispanic American community in Pennsylvania wanted to support for that as well as Tea Party years and Republicans of all stripes rubio is Cuban American in the first Latino to be seriously considered for the GOP vice presidential nomination the democratic governor of Montana Brian Schweitzer suggested courting Hispanics will be a tall order for Romney because of Mormon is -- quote.
You got to talk about his family coming from a polygamy commune.
I'm not alleging by any stretch that -- is a polygamous and approves of the polygamy lifestyle but his father was born into a polygamy commune in Mexico.
The Obama campaign immediately -- -- tax on religion have no place in the contest.
Grammy disputed the comments as an historically misleading distraction might dad's dad was -- not a polygamous I do think that as we think about immigration policy.
The policies that existed in 95 and 1910 may not be highly relevant for the election in 2012 -- -- gave a speech about his Mormon faith in the last campaign and has really disgusted in this one.
-- deliver the commencement address at Liberty University next month the school founded by the late Jerry Falwell a born again Christian televangelists.
And one of Marco Rubio is chief mentors in Florida is the former governor Jeb Bush who today said.
He didn't think Romney would ask him but he would consider being Romney is running mate.
And in so doing Jeb Bush now rockets to the top of the short list of most speculated about potential picks right.
Parlor game continues Carl Cameron -- and Arizona Carl thank you you can seek.