Tags: Republican Debate

Bachmann: Social Conservatives Shouldn't Settle

Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 04:06 PM

 


ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Republican presidential contender Michele Bachmann says social conservatives don't have to settle for a GOP nominee who doesn't share their values.

Bachmann opened a forum on faith and freedom Thursday ahead of a televised debate with her GOP rivals with a call for religious conservatives to get involved in politics. Her rivals were to follow her at the event on the sidelines of a three-day GOP meeting in Florida.

Bachmann says now is the time for the GOP to nominate someone "who is a true social conservative." She didn't mention her rivals by name.

The forums and debate come as the Republicans increase their criticism of each other. Front-runners Mitt Romney and Rick Perry have spent recent days trading jabs over Social Security and job creation.


© Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

1Like our page
2Share
 

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved