Obama Adviser Axelrod: Voters Have Trouble Trusting Romney

Sunday, 08 Jan 2012 09:54 AM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's chief campaign adviser says conservative and moderate Republicans are having problems trusting GOP presidential front-runner Mitt Romney.

Strategist David Axelrod said on ABC's "This Week" this morning that it's clear Romney is running into resistance from a majority of Republican voters, given that his support is under 25 percent in most national surveys and some early voting states.

Axelrod also took aim at Romney's work at the Bain Capital private equity company. Romney has never substantiated his claim that he was a creator of more than 100,000 jobs while leading Bain. Critics cite jobs lost at Bain-acquired or Bain-supported firms that closed, cut back or shifted employment overseas.

Axelrod criticized Romney as "a corporate raider" and said "bringing a Bain mentality" to running the economy undercuts Romney's candidacy.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Zuckerberg Wealthier Than Google's Brin, Page

Friday, 25 Jul 2014 10:04 AM

Mark Zuckerberg is now richer than Google Inc. co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page.The Facebook Inc. chairman added $ . . .

Politico: White House Cleared of Violating Hatch Act

Friday, 25 Jul 2014 09:31 AM

The White House's political affairs office has been cleared by a federal watchdog of violating the Hatch Act, which bars . . .

Moderate Quake Strikes Alaska Coast, Mild Damage

Friday, 25 Jul 2014 08:53 AM

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 struck on the coast of Alaska early on Friday, shaking people awake in the state c . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

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