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Today we have we take another step forward and helping restore the promise of America.
As we move forward in this campaign and I.
-- to help lead the nation to better days it's an honor to announce my running mate and the next vice president of the United States Paul Ryan.
The GOP ticket is now complete governor Mitt Romney is doubling down on the economy and his name congressman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin.
As his running mate good morning I'm John Roberts taking over Brett -- here America's News HQ we are told that mr.
Made up his mind just over a week ago but the big announcement was made this morning in Norfolk Virginia.
Our chief political correspondent Carl Cameron broke the Ryan pick news late last night.
He is now on the road traveling with the Romney campaign to their next event joins us now on the phone -- they are often running.
They are up and running in speed and we are running up the highway from.
Ozzie opening stop and not -- -- in -- -- number two an -- -- just outside of Richmond.
And shortly thereafter will be heading to Manassas and in Northern Virginia Romney basically getting all three of the political regions of -- -- but -- water where there's lots of military families.
More affluent community.
On the middle of the state around the capital and the Northern Virginia witnessed it in what some more moderate voters and a critical part for personal problems.
It into -- it -- for the states that probably will visit with his running mate all right and today.
And then throughout the next read as -- -- -- -- by Barack Obama 2008 that probably need to think back in the Republican elect on this.
You know Karl at the end of the week the run -- campaign got some pretty bad news with a series of polls.
They came out showing him trailing President Obama by a significant numbers nine points in our Fox News poll it was seven points.
It is CNN poll that really kind of up the pressure on him to make a bold pick.
For vice president will will this in effect reset the race because this is the bold pick so many Republicans were looking for.
Well certainly one of the -- that they have talked about in terms of sort of shaking things up.
Romney made the decision to pick Paul -- -- on the first of the month.
That's when he spoke Beth Myers whose wedding is -- search.
That he would be all right and actually got in touch with the Wisconsin congressman that we ought to get together -- -- and actually -- it off brought back.
Also out several days back it -- for the recent that a bolt the suggested that -- -- was down a little bit.
But just yesterday in Boston -- campaign headquarters mr.
Romney's aides told reporters.
They're in bear -- polls that show the race slipping slightly towards President Obama are not an accurate judge.
They make the argument that anything it happened prior to Labor Day.
It's too easily ignored by an American electorate that still -- its largest vacation and it's haven't done that school haven't tuned in yet and that won't happen until September I think set.
They also note the post polls were spot check ups snapshots -- -- and not the daily tracking polls like by Gallup -- endorse Scott Rasmussen.
Both of which -- a must narrower margin.
And it finally make the point that.
Wouldn't -- be running -- it's announce now but it has been instantly go to the Republican National Convention at the end of this month they believe that all combined for eleven point well.
How rare that you hear campaign actually put a number like those specific sort of what they're expecting just to -- double digit.
And they expect to get a little momentum going here that would put them directly into the lead by the time they in the Republican Convention in -- Florida.
But Barack Obama and the Democrats start there's about airline -- literally the next week out.
You know might not be too difficult to get that eleven point -- Jimmy Carter got ten points back in nineteen -- Bill Clinton I guess.
You got the grand prize he was sixteen points.
Coming out of the Democratic Convention in 1992.
As he was making the announcement Carl.
Well yes he was sneaky he had initially mentioned all -- and -- that he was introduced in his running mate but as a vice presidential nominee.
But when viewed from the -- literally brought all lined out to the states.
He referred to as the next president of the United States but that -- -- -- -- -- -- Join me.
In -- welcoming the next president of the United States Paul Ryan.
Every now that -- -- the make a mistake.
I did not make a mistake -- this guy who.
I can client as he's going to be the next vice president announcement.
Celebrate great slow recovery from Mitt Romney who has even self admitted -- -- basically -- occasionally does have a little bit of trouble getting it worked out and getting it took exactly as you like it.
Are having -- that it's probably worth pointing out that second 2008 when -- Just presumptive democratic nominee Barack Obama was introducing his running mate Joseph Biden.
He made a similar error and elevated his running mate -- top of -- ticket status and that in turn sort of at the cherry syndicate.
Biden then referred to -- the top of the ticket -- -- -- America.
As opposed to Barack Obama so.
It's it's a little bit of -- crazed mangled in the introduction as a sign of success with the Obama Biden thing it probably the right thing and perhaps off the upset.
There who help.
Everybody caddie gets cut up in the moment I guess Carl Cameron on the campaign trail four's today.
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