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This is the Republican nomination there are new questions about whether or not he will receive the full backing of the Tea Party.
Congressman Tim Scott at a South Carolina who -- -- Tea Party platform in 2010.
Is live from Charleston how you doing sir good morning to you.
I'm very excited here with you this morning.
What I wanna know from you it is whether or not you are prepared to back Mitt Romney in you have come on today -- -- A particular message for the Republican potential nominee what is that.
I don't various why I'm very excited to be here with you this morning is because it's time for the Republican Party.
And all conservatives the rally behind our nominee we have our nominee his name is Mitt Romney or.
Very excited beyond the -- train is that an endorsement of Mitt Romney for president.
It's a resounding endorsement for the only men whose left in the race who will take us our nation into the promised land.
We have had a president -- created a bloated government that's grown bigger and broader and -- we have a messenger we have a governor a business owner.
Who understands how to create a smaller simpler and smarter government if I I know some hesitation just over the past several weeks why was that.
Are you I don't know that there was any hesitation the fact of the matters of this races been been heading towards the natural conclusion.
A big Mitt Romney is now -- far better candidate than he was -- started.
He's always been Smart he -- now been tested.
And that's good news for America because we are now looking at what we know.
Is the next president of these United States what are you hearing from other members of the Tea Party -- -- they are they in the same position that you are.
There's a growing momentum and there's lots of encouraging signs within the conservative base of the Republican philosophy and of this nation.
Because what we see is the fact that we have an opportunity.
To replace President Obama with a businessman.
With the governor and with someone who comes from outside of Washington that's good news for the American people and -- what part of Mitt Romney's political.
Tells you that he fits the mold in the definition of the Tea Party member.
You know I think if you look at the turnaround from a financial perspective in Massachusetts as a very positive sign that if he could do in Massachusetts you can do for America.
I think if you -- -- the work -- do with the Olympics he turned around the Olympics he can do it with the Olympics you can do it in America and finally.
We have a fairly men who understands very strongly that.
The core of what makes our nation great is individual responsibility.
Is succeeded on an individual basis he -- to states -- -- it took over something in -- called the Olympics and made into a smashing success -- Tim Scott thank you will see in New York in person against him at the news today you a Tea Party member of a South Carolina.
The leading state in the country with Tea Party members in in congress at the moment.
Endorsing Mitt Romney for the next president of the United States and Scott thank you for your time at a Charleston -- -- we'll see again.
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