Skip to comments.Interview with Presidential Candidate Rick Santorum (Asked about his hospitalized daughter Bella)
Posted on 01/31/2012 1:19:56 PM PST by jimbo123
KING: Senator Santorum, thanks for being with us today.
Let me start by asking you how your daughter is doing. You had a bit of a scare this weekend. Your 3-year-old was in intensive care.
She's doing better?
RICK SANTORUM (R), PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: She's doing much better, thank you so much. In fact, she had a -- a very tough Friday and Saturday, but I feel very, very blessed. You know, I -- I haven't been home, John, since Christmas -- Christmas Day.
And the one day I was home, actually, to get my taxes so we could turn those in, turned out to be a day I needed to be home. And she -- she went through a very, very tough time. But yesterday afternoon, she really -- she really rallied. And she's doing -- she's doing much better and we feel -- we feel things are good and that I can get back out on the road and that Karen and the kids can now take it from here.
But it was, it was hairy. I just want to thank you and everybody else for their prayers during this time. And it meant the world to us. And I know it helped Bella a lot.
KING: Well, we'll continue to pray for Bella. Now that you are back on the trail, you mentioned you went home to get your taxes. And that question has come up.
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You hate Mormons, so you want Gingrich to defeat Mitt. You don’t care about Rick’s family.
If any candidate had a 3 year old daughter in the hospital who almost died from pneumonia and is still in intensive care, I would be saying the same thing to any of them.
He has no chance of winning, his daughter is sick and he is out on the trail trying to get votes.
I don’;t know about him but as a father of 3 young ones then I’d be with my kids no matter what
I believe it was he and his wife that said Sarah should be home with her children. Hyprocite! He says he didn’t finish his taxes as he was with his daughter, and yet now taxes aren’t done but he’s in Missouri. If Newt said these things, we would hear it non stop! He’s a lackey for Mitt, IMO there is no doubt about it.
In fact, he should quit the race, and have the whole family on welfare, just so they can all be there, ALL the time! From now on!
You posted two threads already. It’s because Mitt is a Mormon that you’re bringing this up. You don’t want Rick hurting Newt’s chances of winning to keep a Mormon out.
He may have no chance of winning Fl, but that doesn’t mean he has no chance of winning other states.
You believe, but you’re not sure. Link?
He’s a family man only when it doesn’t cost ‘him’ anything! When it does we see where his values really are.
and you actually think Rick S can get the nomination and then go on to beat obama
tell you are being sarc please
he can’;t even win his own area for senator and yet you think he can beat obama
His area is liberal, and he was defeated due to Bush’s policies.
That was a bad year for the GOP. My congressman was voted out that year too. Fortunately we sent him back in 2010.
liberal enough to vote for him in the first place but not again and here we go blame Bush again.
Listen you live in la la land if you like and you can think Rick S can go all the way, that is your doing.
I’ll sit here watching you get all giddy.
Oh and I’m supporting a guy who cheated on his wife who had cancer.
Tell that to Jim and most on here then .
He was defeated because he supported Specter.
And you’re a liar.
Oh and Im supporting a guy who cheated on his wife who had cancer.
Tell that to Jim and most on here then .”
Jim didn’t start a post about how Rick should be with his daughter.
he can;t even win his own area for senator and yet you think he can beat obama
Are you on drugs? He has won statewide election twice. Romney has only done this once and Newt never has. Oh Paul hasn’t either. Santorum also won his House seat from a long running Democrat. He has only lost one race in his entire life.
He was defeated because he supported Specter.”
Along with going with the Bush Admin. on many issues.
the only reason Rick S got where he is now is because no one has attacked him and brought up his pork spending, his lack of attack, his support for Spector etc.
If he ever got front runner which he will not then you can guarantee all of his past will be brought up too.
And youre a liar.”
About them bringing this up, because they hate Mormons?
That is a rather odd analysis, considering that Specter himself won the race 2 years before - the same voters were going to vote against Santorum for having supported the same person they elected 2 years before?
Santorum was defeated because he was running in a state with a Dem tilt in a landslide year for the Democrats and against the son of a very popular former governor on top of all of that. Santorum got the base conservative vote - and those are the only people who voted for him...he lost everyone else.
are you friggin nuts too then.
He lost and that was it but you expect him to win big for president.
All this week you have had Newt but you seem to attack quite quick
Yea wasn;t going to say anything to you but seeing as you want to jump in
neither did I
No, Newt did not divorce a wife who has cancer. Maybe you should quit repeating liberal talking points and do some research.
Maybe they don’t like Romney because his a liberal, not because he’s a Mormon.
As far as Santorum, I have not problem with him continuing to campaign with his daughter sick. I’m sure she’s being very well taken care of by her mother. It’s up to him and his wife.
He did in fact leave the campaign trail until she became stable. You sit here and post as though he just stayed out there campaigning the whole time.
I like Rick and if he was in front and Newt behind by a lot then I’d have voted for Rick but right now surely Rick knew he screwed up in FL.
What does zot mean?
Did you read the interview?
In this interview, Santorum said he left the Florida campaign trail to review his taxes, not to be with his daughter.
Please explain yourself before I zot you. Are you really playing the “hate him because he’s Mormon” card and are you going to continue pulling the GOP-e baggage cart?
Trash Newt on this site you get the zot.
Zot means banned but you were unzotted, that doesn’t happen often. I asked for my post to be removed. :-)
I was only talking to Jimbo who I know dislikes Mormons. I haven’t been criticizing Newt on this board in the past. I won’t criticize him anymore.
God. Your grammar sucks. I tried really hard to read your post but it is unreadable. Try again. Are you an adult?
Liar. Where in my posting history where I say anything about disliking Mormons?
Glad to hear his daughter is doing better. Hope he continues to pound Romney on health care, so that other children with the same problems won’t be denied care in the future because they appear to serve no utilitarian purpose to society according to the bureaucrats.
You admitted it to me. A few months ago.
Hope you can read this then.
Are you nuts?
I don’t have time to do it, but I remember you telling me how you didn’t want a Mormon to be president.
usually on here when one makes an accusation then they need to back it up.
ZOT means you are close to be banned , maybe you did not know this but this site has endorsed Newt and is trying to help him.
If I have it wrong Jim will be putting me right.
Manc is a good friend of mine, a staunch, principled, intelligent and gutsy conservative.
thank you very much though I do get lazy in my writing LOL
BTW We were out today voting, not that many voters there really, most I know had voted right after SC through early or absentee.
How are you ?