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Romney Rips Obama Over Sequester Fiasco: Golden Opportunity Squandered
In an interview with Fox News which aired in part on Friday, 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said watching the current dysfunction in Washington over the sequester was the hardest part of losing the election in November and that Washington was letting a “golden moment just slip away with politics.” He referred to the spending cuts which took effect on Friday as a missed “opportunity” for democrats and republicans to come together on a long-term fiscal package and show the American people they could work to solve the nation’s economic problems:
Romney didn’t hesitate to implicate his former opponent Barack Obama in the sequester debacle, blaming the President for campaign style appearances across the country which amounted to little more than finger pointing and blame-game:
The former candidate also criticized the Obama administration for releasing illegal immigrants of “low-priority” status from Arizona prisons, a move the White House denies having any knowledge of prior to the release:
Watch Mitt Romney and his wife Anne this weekend on “Fox News Sunday” (3.3.13) at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. ET on Fox News Channel — check local listings for Sunday morning air times.