Mitt Romney heading to Israel
Will his trip overseas affect the election?
- Duration 5:14
- Date Jul 23, 2012
Will his trip overseas affect the election?
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-- with one -- -- in six days to go until Election Day the campaign is temporarily switching.
Focus from the economy to foreign policy Mitt Romney is planning to make his first appearance on the international stage.
With a trip to Israel England and -- and now it's no surprise that some of the stops.
Will be with allies that the president is not exactly put on the forefront of his foreign policy agenda.
That's -- keep of the president's campaign from hammering the governor for his overseas trip.
Saying that his visits are nothing more than a dog and pony show and calling his foreign policy platform lacking in substance.
-- me now with more on Mitt Romney's son -- and on the latest in points twelve conservative columnists some policy impact director for the Oklahoma.
Council of public affairs Tina.
Or bay and Iraqi veteran in Florida congressional candidates run the sentence -- to see guys.
Maybe we may be Romney should just be offering the Muslim Brotherhood like Obama and and his team won't.
Point five billion dollars yeah I think this is a really good move by Mitt Romney because he should not seen foreign policy to Barack Obama is he just went out.
He's giving money to the Muslim brother had more importantly he's yet to visit Israel and his entire presidency.
I think that what Romney's doing the strip is saying he's going to make our allies.
Important in his foreign policy strategy rather than our enemies I think it's actually -- and I cannot believe that the president has minister.
You know -- and the -- against prime minister Netanyahu are now well chronicled.
But I think this trip is important because it first of -- establishes relationships he's likely to be the next cup president.
But we will see.
And I just think it's a Smart move and didn't candidate Obama do that -- what's the Brandenburg Vera Lynn.
However earlier in the campaign rally -- I think we need a major course correction foreign policy if you wanna look right now under Obama who are enemies are just look who he's nice to.
You want to look at who our friends our look -- we disrespect Great Britain with Winston Churchill's bust Israel time and again.
Poland with a missile defense shield and now in a second term Obama says he'll be even more.
Flexible with Russia.
But one thing hasn't come up is the president's vowing before foreign leaders.
That about American exceptional -- in many made and -- -- apologizing -- early in his administration do you think this comes up even though the country's pretty much focus on the economy.
-- we know this is going to be the economy election it's not gonna be about foreign policy but I think at bottom the president views the Iranian threat -- that's just differently.
Then the rest of us do I think he really thinks they're open to negotiation.
And I think the Islamist dictatorship is -- on Israel's destruction and I just think -- understands that why can't President Obama Romney understands that I think that's what he's demonstrating.
What's what's scary to me and I mention this earlier is that -- is Israel is now surrounded.
North Africa Libya Muslim Brotherhood Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood.
You know instability in Syria possibly even flowing into Jordan at some point.
So you -- a literally have a line that's gonna start.
You know it's I guess.
-- -- the pinnacle here -- the top is gonna be Iran Iran are ready fighting proxy wars in Israel surrounded by people that are sworn to their destruction.
And President Obama he wants Israel go back to the 1967.
Borders in the midst of all this which is which is it's unacceptable for Israel so.
Absolutely I worry about what's happening in Egypt with the Muslim Brotherhood and I'm confident that Mitt Romney would be a better friend for Israel throughout this turmoil.
Then Barack Obama has -- our.
-- at the polls show that these Bain attacks have not worked.
That that the president now spending more money that he's taking in interestingly spending more than two to one -- Romney's spending he's got nothing for.
So where would you rather spend your money in July and August or September and October leading up to the election.
I think it's great that finally people are rising up about Obama and his responsibility for the economy.
I think we saw a poll that says that it now finally the thing that people announced today he -- the majority of Americans blame Obama for it.
And I -- I mean I don't really think it matters when he spends his money where bottom line voting -- whether it be spent -- more than he's taken and so like the depth well.
Right in terms of his campaign financing but I'm saying in terms of winning over the American people he can try to run these destructive -- whenever.
In the end take away -- all that's left -- results and -- results of.
Two points and authorities referencing here one is that more people blaming Obama for the bad state of the economy which now is getting worse.
And secondly the attacks on blaming bush 18% it's not working anymore.
Is go to strategy is over look at this who you know what are you blame for the economic recovery Obama they -- congress at the very bottom.
There's George W.
Bush -- -- -- I guess they can't blame you know George W.
Bush anymore morning and -- kick around.
You're never gonna grow the economy with Obama -- looming Dodd-Frank.
Cap and trade all these things actually -- you wanna if you want to grow the economy elect -- new president's that's simple.
You mentioned -- again feminine and 101000 jobs -- -- lose at that and fact hits.
So and yeah he's putting a huge destructive force in place right now letting -- so -- -- business this unknown.
A percentage of people out there that have been so impacted.
But these bad economic decisions they gonna -- out -- force -- this is about their family their future their loss so well.