Campaign Headlines August 2, 2012: Mitt Romney Promises to ‘Bury The Hatchet,’ Work with Democrats




Romney Promises to ‘Bury The Hatchet,’ Work with Democrats

Source: ABC News Radio, 8-2-12

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Mitt Romney appeared in Colorado today and promoted his bipartisan work as governor of Massachusetts. He told supporters at a rally that Americans need a president who “buries the hatchet.”

Hopping onto a park bench outside, Romney spoke to an overflow crowd prior to his grassroots events, telling the crowd he wanted them to know he wasn’t a “dismembered spirit” on a microphone but a “real person.”

“I worked in a state. I found a way to work across the aisle, by the way. And when I look — we’ve got to have someone that goes to Washington that buries the hatchet and says you know what, there are good Democrats, there are good Republicans that care about America, let’s work together to get the American people working, get some growth again. This is important. Getting America working, this isn’t a statistic we’re talking about.  Twenty-three million Americans out work or underemployed. Twenty-three million. It’s a tragedy. It’s a moral failing for a country as successful as successful and wealthy as ours to have had policies that kept people from going to work. I want to get people back to work that want to work. Put them in good jobs with more take home pay.”…READ MORE

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