Dick Cheney shaking things up in Republican circles
Talking Points 7/30
- Duration 3:13
- Date Jul 30, 2012
Talking Points 7/30
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-- and -- -- Riley thanks for watching us tonight Dick Cheney shaken things up in Republican circles that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo.
-- everybody -- Sarah Palin has become a very controversial figure in America but four years ago few knew her she was a governor of Alaska but had no national profile.
Then John McCain chose her as his running mate in hindsight former Vice President Dick Cheney says I was not a good choice.
A matter -- north.
She's attractive candidate but based on her background should only been governor for a -- two years.
I don't think she passed that test we're getting ready -- and ready to take over.
And done I think that was so on the.
Steak and it's well mr.
Cheney has certainly stirred up some controversy his own daughter Liz to we did quote.
Rarely do I disagree with the best vice president ever but Sarah Palin is more qualified than Obama and Biden combined huge respect for all she's done for the Republican part.
-- -- believes Sarah Palin did help the McCain campaign overall.
And that no matter who the senator had chosen the Republicans would not have defeated Barack Obama.
In 2008 the country was suffering economically and mr.
Obama promised hope.
McCain had no answer to that and failed to aggressively expose.
His opponent's weaknesses that's what happened.
Now going forward Iran is a very important choice to make his running mate must win him some votes.
Right now there are four names of the top of the list Marco Rubio Paul Ryan Bob McDonnell and Rob Portman.
Condoleezza Rice not considered to be player interest on so let's take a -- by law.
Senator -- very popular among conservative Americans and would get Romney votes in the vital state of Florida.
The downside the senator is in experience and has had some financial problems.
A Florida Ethics Commission said that mr.
rubio was negligent in misusing state issued credit car.
But that commission also said the action was not enough to legally pursue.
Senator rubio might also help Mitt Romney with Hispanic Americans but that is speculation.
Congressman Paul Ryan he's a money guy with credibility on the economy.
At age forty to the Wisconsin resident -- -- but he's already in his seventh term in congress.
Ryan is articulate may help deliver Wisconsin which is a swing state.
Virginia governor Bob McDonnell.
Is a veteran politician who has done well turning the economy around in his state.
Virginia's and other vital situation for both Romney and Obama.
And McDonnell may obviously.
Help the cause there for mr.
-- Finally Ohio senator Rockport another veteran political guy and another vital state.
He has national experience and a variety of jobs but like governor McDonnell not very flashy.
But if Mitt Romney is to win the presidency he hacks to take Ohio has -- -- boys -- senator rubio.
-- most likely help Mitt Romney the most but like Sarah Palin there would be massive media attacks.
Is he ready to handle.
Very tough question.