Mitt Romney Arrives in London
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- Duration 2:07
- Date Jul 25, 2012
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I have -- -- couple things first of all obviously Mitt Romney's trying to burnish his foreign policy credentials we compete with he can compete with the commander in chief on the world stage as part of this election.
But he's also going to countries.
That every four years -- get a little bit nervous about the possibility of a change of power at the American White House as to how it might affect them both in terms of national and economic security.
Romney arrived this morning in London.
Came in the early morning hours and he'll have a day to get prepared for both meetings with British leaders as well as attending the Olympics.
And he made it clear that VFW speech that he does not share this notion that the United States should in any way.
On the stand down from its strong national security position -- war on terror around the world and advancing American principles aggressively.
It's meant as an implicit and explicit.
Contrast to President Obama who Romney thinks has let down his guard and too often been apologizing for American foreign policy listen.
I am not ashamed of American power.
I take pride that throughout history our power has brought justice where there was tyranny.
Piece where there was conflict.
And I hope where there was affliction and despair.
-- will wrap up here in Great Britain over the weekend and then -- -- hid head for Israel where he will meet with.
Israeli leaders and again no explicit criticism of -- Barack Obama but there will be implicit comfort criticism of the commander in chief.
He'll meet with Bibi Netanyahu the prime minister of Israel -- a long time friend of Mitt -- they got to know -- the way back in the seventies.
Netanyahu was a graduate of MIT and Mitt Romney was a graduate of Harvard -- both got recruited by the same business consulting group in Boston.
Ever since they've been close Romney plans to draw on that relationship to talk about what he would do for Israel but it's -- to Poland which will again be.
Romney trying to flex his foreign policy muscles particularly toward Russia through Poland which shares the American view.
Of a strong national international and domestic foreign -- -- -- -- and after seeing triple follow each and every step of it and who knew that relationship went back.
So far with Netanyahu Carl Cameron thank.