Source: Julie and Steve Peoples / AP / Yahoo News WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will host his former political rival Mitt Romney for a private lunch at the White House Thursday, their first meeting since the election. Obama promised in his victory speech earlier this month to engage with Romney following their bitter campaign and consider the Republican’s ideas. “In the weeks ahead, […]
Source: Jack Mirkinson / The Huffington Post Mitt Romney slammed the Republican primary debates, and the media, in the same call to donors in which he made his infamous “gifts” comments. Romney’s criticism of the debate process was obscured by his statements that President Obama beat him by giving “gifts” to key constituencies. But, as ABC News noted on […]
WASHINGTON WATCH ROUNDTABLE: Mitt Romney Says Obama’s Gifts Won The Election, Some Republicans Push Back Against The Idea (VIDEO)
Republicans are ticked off at Black people, Latinos, women, young people and the rest of the 47 percent. Mitt Romney and his supporters are tossing around a whole lot of crazy reasons whey he lost the 2012 election. This week’s Washington Watch roundtable features Sonya Ross of the Associated Press, political commentator Armstrong Williams, political […]
WASHINGTON WATCH: Michael Steele On Romney’s Claims Of Obama Gifts, Future Of The GOP & Can The GOP Reach Minorities (VIDEO)
Last week’s exit polls showed that 93 percent of African-Americans and 71 percent of Latinos voted for President Barack Obama. As the electorate becomes more and more diverse, clearly the Republican Party has a problem — a big problem. But that is an opportunity for African-Americans, who often feel the Democratic Party takes them for […]
LISTEN: Michael Steele On Mitt Romney, Future Of The GOP And Who Did He Vote For In The 2012 Election
Roland Martin talks with Republican Michael Steele about Mitt Romney and the future of the Republican party. Plus, he hints at voting for President Barack Obama for re-election this year.
by Roland S. Martin Editor-in-Chief RolandMartinReports.com If you took a moment during the heat of the presidential race to drop by the Mitt Romney campaign office, you would have been shocked by the number of white people working to get him elected. About the only color you would have seen were the red and white […]
LISTEN: Roland Martin Goes In On Mitt Romney For Blaming Election Loss On President Obama's Gift To Minorities
Roland Martin discusses Mitt Romney’s post-election comments on President Obama’s gifts to minorities and Sen. John McCain bashing Ambassador Susan Rice.
Roland Martin, Will Cain and CNN’s Carol Costello debate Mitt Romney’s recent comments to campaign donors stating President Obama won because he gave large gifts to Blacks, Latinos and young voters.
Source: Ashley Parker / The Caucus / The New York Times A week after losing the election to President Obama, Mitt Romney blamed his overwhelming electoral loss on what he said were big “gifts” that the president had bestowed on loyal Democratic constituencies, including young voters, African-Americans and Hispanics. In a conference call on Wednesday […]
Source: The Los Angeles Times Mitt Romney told his top donors Wednesday that his loss to President Obama was a disappointing result that neither he nor his top aides had expected, but said he believed his team ran a “superb” campaign with “no drama,” and attributed his rival’s victory to “the gifts” the administration had given to […]