Skip to comments.Romney on Obama: 'The citizenship test has been passed'
Posted on 04/12/2011 6:12:42 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Mitt Romney tonight pushed back against those in his party who are questioning President Obama's citizenship, suggesting his fellow Republicans should put their energy into more substantive issues.
"The citizenship test has been passed," Romney said tonight on CNBC's Kudlow Report. "I believe the president was born in the United States. There are real reasons to get this guy out of office...but his citizenship isn't the reason why."
Several prominent Republicans -- including Donald Trump and Sarah Palin -- have once again tried to stoke controversy by questioning Obama's citizenship even though his birth in Hawaii has been confirmed by officials in the state.
Romney said he would welcome Trump into the Republican race, while sidestepping a question whether he views the business mogul as a chief rival.
"He's a new face and a new voice in the process," Romney said of Trump, who is leading in some recent national polls. "My view is, come on in the water's fine. The more the merrier."
Romney, in his first interview since announcing yesterday that he was formally exploring a presidential bid, also was asked several times about his biggest vulnerability: the Massachusetts health care plan. Today is the fifth anniversary of the law, which was used as a template for President Obama's national plan -- one that is despised by most Republicans.
Romney repeated his defense of the Massachusetts law, while arguing that Obama was usurping states rights by imposing a federal plan....
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Update: Breaking from Hawaii: No More Long-Form Birth Certificates!
Romney = McCain II
This is like when Soetoro said the time for discussion about gloBULL warming “has passed”
Anyone who thinks Myth is better than Soetoro is just wrong.
Anyone here for Trump, join his Face Book site: http://www.facebook.com/DonaldTrump
Another reason that he's the front-running Repub candidate according to the dummycrats. THEY LOVE HIM!
Kinda' wish he'd switch parties and run as a dummycrat. Has anyone asked him why he's hanging around the Republicans since he loves Obambicare and homosexual causes? Hmmmm?
Mitt you has-been RINO. Be gone! Politicians like you make me puke. Get back to Massachusetts and take care of your baby, Mitt-Care. Oh, God...you are such a loser.
Not if I can help it.
It is amazing anybody can hear Romney when his head is so far up Barky’s @ss.
Congress has to take a statement of the Hawaii officials, then try them for perjury if it dont exist.
Romney is apparently retarded.
No Romney, ever, since they came to the US from England BEFORE the Civil War, has ever worn a uniform, let alone fought for America. McPain is a doddering, ignorant hack, but at least he and his family have been when needed dutiful patriots, something Mittens and his spawn can never say.
Sorry Mitty. Not liking Trump does not translate to liking you.
What a complete fool. The center-right electorate clearly wants Obama to end all doubts about his eligibility to hold office. It doesn't matter what politicians and talking heads personally think about the issue, they're committing professional suicide by opposing it.
You'd think that none of them can figure out the reason for Trump's incredibly fast rocket to the top of the potential contender heap.
"I believe the president was born in the United States."
What a moron. Guess he "believes" in all that HopeyChangey bullshit too.
"I also think it's important for us to nod to our pRes_ _ent when he's right,"
we are pleased with his plans to "finish the job" in Iraq and Afghanistan
I also applaud our pRes_ _ent
for standing up to the evil auto industry.
And forget about his birth certificate (or mine or my dad's), OK?"
Romney sounds like he has McLame's disease. He won't let anyone go after the usurper, he'll fight by the Marcus of Queensbury rules and we'll get 4 more years of Hussein.
Thank God, Romney isn't in congress. This way when Hussein causes the "October surprise", Romney won't need to suspend his campaign to be at "an important vote".
Trump = McCain deja vu.
Another “front runner” that hasn’t a clue regarding the Obama scam, starting with no understanding of the difference between a Natural Born Citizen and a native born citizen (if that) right on through the often posted questions about Obama’s life story. Sux to see this. The Donald needs to school Mittens.