Skip to comments.Perry Camp Denies Leaking Cain Harassment Story, Fingers Romney Campaign
Posted on 11/02/2011 3:49:03 PM PDT by Perdogg
A spokesman for Texas Gov. Rick Perrys campaign is adamantly denying that members of the GOP presidential candidate's staff leaked a story has swamped Herman Cain's campaign this week. Instead, the Perry camp is pointing a finger at the campaign of another rival Republican, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, as a possible source of the report about the sexual-harassment charges levelled a decade ago against Cain by female subordinates at the National Restaurant Association.
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Because both Cain and Bachmann are hoping that at least they can be Romney’s running mate if they don’t get the nomination. When was the last time Bachmann said anything bad, to any consequence, about Romney? Cain said that he would consider being Romney’s running mate.
I do no, but I would be looking into the background of the lawyer for $35,000 gal. It seem to me he the one that has the most to gain.
Cain is still the man in all this.
I’ve spent this campaign season thinking, “How did we get here?”
>As Kraut just said, Mittens is floating above it all as the other candidates make a mess of their campaigns
That is true.
This frenzy will only help Herman Cain. Whoever the culprit is, Perry or Romney, he better be squeaky clean, and that isn’t the case.
and having Mark Bloch accuse the Perry campaign of doing this on FNC an hour ago...isn’t such great strategy either.
How long does it take to meet with advisors, develop a competent rapid response team and “get your act together” by having clear and concise answers. Come on Herman. This isn’t rocket science.
So, in your world, the left-wing media and Leftists go on smear campaign, and you buy it hook line and sinker? You’re the exact type wimp the MSM and Leftists hope will buy this type of crap.
You make their work far too easy. Thank G-d there are more of us than you. Pathetic!
“Are you kidding? The story just broke 3 hours ago.”
In this news cycle, that’s an eternity. I have NO DOUBT that they thought they had pulled it off.
Ryan said no
Palin said no
Christie said no
DeMint never was
Well, is there any evidence Perry had anything to do with it? If so, where?
What if Cain is wrong about Perry?
Gingrich has steered clear of this mess as well. And he's been rising steadily in the polls with every debate performance.
If Cain loses support, most of it will shift to Newt, not Mittens.
I beg to differ. Cain changed his story again today and claimed there was only ONE harassment case.
He had previously acknowledged TWO and today we have a Third party as well as a witness.
So then Cain gets slimey and accuses Perry.
I am disappointed that Perry’s spokesman even suggested Romney could be responsible, but at least they only “suggested” it.
Here is what it is. The establishment simply need to crap all over the uppity outsider that is Herman Cain.
So they release this BS.
If I were Cain, I would let it out that he would consider running as a “I” if this continues.
Let the whole dam thing come crashing down. He’d take just enough votes for another Obama term. You can bet that the establishment wouldnt give a rats ass about that. All they care is that socialists stay in the White House.
I still support Cain. These hypocritical political attacks on him only made me more eager to donate money to him. There is a war going on in America between the Obamanation/RINOS and the Tea Party. And I aim on defending the Tea Party with every vote left in my body.
If you weren't so busy being Internet tough guy, you might have actually read what I wrote. But obviously you're incapable of that--what did I "buy" exactly? I merely observed the response.
In simple words you might be able to grasp: Stop posting when you don't know what you're talking about.
So Newt was behind the leak? ;)
I would vote for Huntsman just because of his daughters.
Huh? Could you repeat that, one more time, real slow? :)
Oh brother...here we go again. Everything is speculation..lets get NAMES, sources and more out there...it would be a big hoax if the democrats were behind this as republicans devour their own.
And what if Perry is wrong about Romney?
I have asked that and all of the perryhaters just deflect.
No, but wouldn't it have been brilliant if Bloch released it himself to Politico?! Get it out now and get it over with. Then, hey, let's drag Perry into it.
I’m afraid you’re right.
Using your logic, our guys shouldn’t even run against Obama. I mean after-all, the Democrats or media may level a charge against one of the GOP candidates, and this could cause a “bloodbath.”
My guess is, you’d have the same reaction no matter what charge was leveled against one of our guys. It doesn’t matter what the facts are in your world, it’s the “seriousness of the charge.”
Would like to know who the woman is that made the accusation, why she was given a severence pay...who the other women are and why they are not waiving the confidentiality law to get the facts in front of the American voter. NOW!!!!!!!!!!!! what IF it is a democrat behind the leak? that would be the biggest joke on the republican party ever...I don’t rule it out.
Perry has a solid conservative record.
Mitt does not.
If I heard right, Cain now claims he briefed one of the Perry aids about the harrassment accusations when the guy worked for Cain's senate run in 2003. The aid said that Cain hadn't told him anything and he knew nothing until he read it on Politico. BUT...
Yesterday Cain in a TV interview said that he didn't know the details that he is now claiming he told this Perry aid in 2003.
Either he knew it or didn't but wants it both ways!~
I’d suspect Romney well before Perry (Romney’s people have been doing this sliming in ‘08, and vs. Palin).
Well it took Herman 24 hours to even deny the harassment cases.
What’s up with THAT?
And why does he keep changing his story?
While Romney may not have a conservative record, subsidizing illegals is not conservative either.
To all the Cain supporters there is no reason to abandon him. So far there is “not much” to the story. Just the msm doing there usual hit job and stirring the pot.
Right. If Cain is telling the truth and this is much ado about nothing then Cain should loosen up, smile, take questions and laugh it off. There are two possible reasons for the way they are poorly handling this - Cain is a non-politician or the accusations are more serious than Cain admits. I happen to believe the former. We didn’t want a politician and the flip side is inexperience in dealing with crap like this. I haven’t given up. Cain is basically a good man and he will continue to learn and grow
Yep, seems so...Who else had big motives?
Follow the motives....Whoever leaked, knew the damage would be done by the allegations themselves, regardless if they were credible or not.
He could but it would be a lie.
Wilson did not work for Perry, he worked for Rove.
Perry must have about 100 figers with all the finger pointing he does. Can’t do a thing about immigration like Alabama and Arizona because the federal government won’t let me. Signed on to illegal alien freebies because the Republicans in Texas wouldn’t let me say no. Can’t refuse little girls getting a shot because Merk told me I had too. Can’t do well on debates because the moderators are so mean. Can’t be me who screwed Cain because it has to be Romney. Obama and Perry are so much alike I bet a million that they are related.
The usual, everybody is jumping to conclusions with no facts to back up their opinions. I’m waiting for it all to sort itself out and that won’t happen tonight!
Me too. You get dumber every day on that list.
AND IF CAIN IS CORRECT ABOUT GOVERNOR PERRY’S CAMPAIGN?
This is rapidly turning into a made for TV Lifetime movie.
Cain personally “accused” the Perry camp.(with no proof)
Perrys spokesman merely “suggested” that it could be Romney.
The one is a firing. SEVERENCE PAY = $35k
With no proof.
it would be bad if Perry had knowledge or if Perry did not dismiss the person.
Acting rather guilty, I would say. Hmm.
Perhaps Mark Block is a genius after all.