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Can presidential candidate Mitt Romney today met with the British prime minister David Cameron after they reportedly traded jabs over London's Olympic preparations.
Yesterday governor Romney told NBC news that he found some of -- security issues disconcerting.
Some members of the press said that comments sparked prime minister Cameron to take a swipe at governor Romney's leadership of the 2002 games in Salt Lake City.
Important note the prime minister did not specifically referenced Salt Lake but listen.
We are holding.
Olympic Games in one of the busiest most active bustling cities anywhere in the world and of course it's easier if you will hold an Olympic Games -- been the -- Governor Romney said he believed the -- would be successful.
After meeting with the prime minister today.
We talked about the great that progress that's been made in organizing the games my experience as an Olympic organizers.
Is -- they're always a few very small things.
That and end up going not quite right in the first day or so those get ironed out governor Romney's trip to Great Britain kicks off his three like foreign tour.
Next stops Israel and Poland.
Pro Cameron with the news he's live for us now and London -- to the to sort out their apparent Olympic differences.
Yeah -- for the most part they did it's worth noting too that prime minister Cameron's remark about.
Having the Olympics in the middle of nowhere was followed by a reference by him.
To Burma where he said he recently visited and -- six lane highways that were virtually empty of cars so perhaps he wasn't talking about Salt Lake City at all.
Though they haven't -- as a bit of Berman -- Olympics.
Ever so having said all of that.
Romney did point out that he was referring to reports of problems about.
Immigration and customs officials perhaps not showing up on the job and independent contractors who pulled the -- pulled the plug on their security forces just in recent weeks prompting the government to bring forth.
Other types of security from its actual soldiers -- -- So this is a big slap in the press but it didn't appear to be particularly -- to mr.
-- to mr.
Romney who preferred to focus more on their discussions without particular specifics.
On world hotspots like Syria Iran.
The various different Middle East issues as well as the eurozone crisis -- anything come out of these meetings today Karl.
Well and one of the things that they did do.
Romney again reiterated his promise essentially generated every day for the last week that he wouldn't come over here and bash President Obama while he's overseas.
And he's looking forward to the Olympics is a little -- when he upset.
I don't want to -- heard any comments made by.
Leaders representing of the nation's.
In order -- one describe.
Foreign policy positions I might have while I'm on foreign soil.
I I think discussions of foreign policy.
It should be made by the president and the great administration that by those that are seeking office.
And it's probably worth noting that after mr.
Romney left ten Downing Street and his visit with -- British dignitaries and leaders.
The facility was visited by David Beckham the international soccer superstar.
And that's really -- got the press's attention that and the torch as it wound its way around London -- but they won't let him play.
Very interest and Carl Cameron thanks for.
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