Less than a minute into a news conference today, Mitt Romney attacked Newt Gingrich as he displayed a more combative posture against the man who is most likely to block his path to the Republican nomination.
“I think as you look at the speaker’s record over time, it’s been highly erratic,” Romney said at a news conference in Florida. “He’s gone from pillar to post, almost like a pinball machine, from item to item in a way which is highly erratic and does not suggest a stable, thoughtful course, which is normally associated with leadership.”
The two men, as well as former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania and U.S. Representative Ron Paul of Texas, are set to debate tonight in Tampa at 9 p.m.
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