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-- -- our new poll shows Mitt Romney and President Obama are running neck and neck for the conventions.
But with tropical storm -- delaying a series of RNC events until tomorrow.
Some are worried that the storm could overshadow the convention.
So what will the GOP do to prevent the storm from obscuring Mitt Romney's message.
Well let's go right now -- to -- and ask Indiana delegate and former White House aide to President Bush DV banking high DD.
I've had -- how are you so already they've had a condensed for days' worth -- speeches in 23 days I can get it done in that time is that good or bad for the message.
You know what.
Heading and it's just find the -- and we we have hurricane or tropical storm Isaac that is a serious.
Up problem for folks and it is something that.
Americans are worried about in delegates worry about.
We need really one night to nominate Mitt Romney next -- unite states one night of that so if we have three nights that's great that's fine we're gonna have a wonderful convention.
Very positive and we're gonna nominate the next present -- United States one storm one -- is not a problem -- -- well.
There is media coverage of both at the same time and the networks are bouncing back and forth from.
Hopefully not but potentially some devastation in certain areas along the gulf and then they're bouncing back to the convention.
Do the Republican speakers need to change their homeowners so that it's not such a sharp turn back and forth.
Yeah I think it well patty and because people are concerned now are like oh my goodness -- aware that we.
Want to make sure that people are safe here I gotta tell you even walking over to the to the site here.
It was -- on a rain I had trouble even walking over I mean it was really kind of tops out.
It is very good judgment.
For people here in Florida also thinking about the people in new -- -- and people that are going to be hit so yeah I mean folks are already concerned we're talking about it last -- events and people are talking about this morning and we'll today.
Being concerned about.
Folks and about their safety however we do need to do that serious a task nominating the next -- United States we're here to do that we well.
But yes we'll take a different turn I of course we are very concerned all the delegates will be -- -- Mitt Romney.
And Paul Ryan but you know we've got business here to do and we will do it we'll get through it will be a very successful convention now we mentioned the polls showing the two candidates pretty much neck and neck right now what do you believe Mitt Romney has to accomplish over the next four days.
To and the surge ahead by the end.
I think at pat and that the timing is great for Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan and right now especially in midwest people are very excited I'm from Indiana so I love the pot right -- And all these states -- you know Michigan winning Michigan winning Wisconsin and Ohio is looking good.
That right there with him -- the race in the midwest and now we're in Florida.
So having the convention here will be a big boost.
He never once talking about how we need to win Florida in Ohio -- looks great we've got a midwesterner and then we're here in Florida with the convention.
I think it's going to go very well and of course we're gonna nominate Mitt Romney it's going to be very exciting and again with the weather.
It makes it a different tone but we'll get through it and you know people understand we need to.
-- porn get this done we're excited to be here but we're very concerned about the hurricane -- TV thank you thank you so much joining us live right now from Tampa.
Thanks -- and and the time right now for.
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