Fri Mar 30, 2012, 09:41 AM
Skinner (61,139 posts)
Paul Ryan endorses Mitt Romney
Source: CBS News
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan on Friday endorsed Mitt Romney for president, making him the latest high-profile Republican to get behind the frontrunner for the GOP nomination.
"I am convinced that Mitt Romney has the skills, the tenacity, principles, the courage and integrity to do what it takes to get America on track," Ryan said on Fox News. However, the congressman added there was more motivating his endorsement.
"I think this primary has been productive, I think it's been constructive, up 'til now," he said. But "I think we're entering a phase where it's counterproductive if it drags on much longer. We need to coalesce around Mitt Romney and focus on the task, which is defeating Barack Obama."
The Wisconsin congressman's endorsement comes just ahead of his state's primary on Tuesday. The latest poll out of Wisconsin, from NBC/ Marist, shows Romney with a solid, seven-point lead over his rivals. Romney takes 40 percent while Rick Santorum wins 33 percent support, Ron Paul wins 11 percent and Newt Gingrich takes 8 percent.
Read more: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-57406958-503544/paul-ryan-endorses-mitt-romney/
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Fri Mar 30, 2012, 10:20 AM
xtraxritical (3,576 posts)
1. We need to "focus on the task" of defeating Paul Ryan and all the Tparty obstructionists
that have made congress dysfunctional. Vote a STRAIGHT DEMOCRATIC BALLOT.