One on one with Ann Romney, Part 2
What would she try to do as first lady?
- Duration 4:58
- Date Sep 2, 2012
What would she try to do as first lady?
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We continue our one on one conversation with and Romney last several we're learning more about her family life and what happens in the -- home now.
This is Romney's -- the tone of the 2012 campaign and where she thinks it all goes from here.
You talked about the fact that your husband's been attacked for being successful.
I think about an out of the last few weeks and I don't know if you've seen it or not.
From an outside third party group that implies a connection between his work can -- a man who lost his job and then lost his wife to cancer.
Outside third party fact checking groups have decried it be called -- dishonest deceitful even a number of Democrats have come forward and use words like outrageous.
As a -- how do you react to ads like that well.
You know clearly those are outrageous.
Talking about a woman's life and that somehow my husband.
Caused -- death in.
That is that is outrageous and you know those things are upsetting.
It's it's what we're dealing with right now I expect more than actually.
What do you think about the tone of the campaign moving forward you don't think it's gonna get better do you think it'll get tougher part of summer I don't think it's communities here -- -- -- -- Those kinds of charges sickening and people need to focus on the real issues the issue senator.
About huge liabilities that we're leaving our children mortgaging their future.
It's about good jobs.
It's about opportunity for their children and their grandchildren and the choice is very clear we want a strong economy.
And are a resurgence -- economic growth in this country I think there's only one person that's going to be able to do that.
And I'm convinced.
Absolutely -- -- I've seen him do it time and time again.
And he will work tirelessly.
To make sure.
She's had more economic prosperity and more jobs look at all the kids are coming up country -- -- can't -- tiny child.
This is a real problem -- -- real stories we're hearing that there.
I -- -- -- for a year and half.
And these people our.
That I'm speaking to these women these man.
-- just college kids that are showing up -- -- VIR.
Sleeping with myself and my husband just please help us.
And you know.
It's it's quite astonishing to go out there and sense.
You get a feeling it's it's you know I'm intuitive and so it's a woman I just feel like -- especially intuitive.
That you get the sense that there's something just -- out there and that people are really worried they're really.
Anxious for a change.
They need someone to give them solutions and answers that they know.
If they keep working -- it's gonna get better.
And right now I think they think they just keep working -- that's all they can have -- just have to keep working harder to just tread water to just keep your your your head above water.
And do you want that for their kids -- want their kids you have good jobs these kids are being.
Underemployed or unemployed right now that are coming out of college.
When it comes to tough issues like employment like taxes.
Even abortion last week or so there's been a lot of discussion about some of these things.
Do you help your husband you advice indeed discuss I would imagine as any political couple that you're gonna discuss these controversial issues -- -- I think about abortion specifically help him think about wasted to bridge the conversation or navigate even on an issue like this where.
The -- even within the party has -- nuances and differences on something like well the united I can't help myself.
-- I I was equipment he's getting advice for everybody you know he's used even getting it from me that really with policy I ice I stay clear.
The way I -- I try to help in this maybe it.
Approaching it are saying it in a different -- or something like that but he's very clear and on the issues he's very clear where he stands.
And and when I was being interviewed -- nice I don't know I don't enticement policy he was laughing sitting next to me I hope really.
-- news or maybe I have been some -- And so you he would she's he gets a license a lot of advice from a lot of different people.
And we we try to keep a sense of humor about all of this too because there's almost a person.
That and every person -- -- an issue has advice.
Every person that we've ever known.
Ever -- or not Mount -- on.
Total strangers are always trying to help us and it's it's nice -- because -- recognized that everyone out there is trying to help.
And they don't know -- and they want to just help.
-- so we appreciate that.
But you know it gets it gets overwhelming at times him.