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MITT ROMNEY: Todd Akin Needs To Drop Out

21 Aug

Romney to Akin: Drop out already Washington Post (blog) The GOP nominee in a statement: “As I said yesterday, Todd Akin’s comments were offensive and wrong and he should very seriously consider what course would be in the best interest of our country.

MITT ROMNEY: Todd Akin Needs To Drop Out Business Insider Today, his fellow Missourians urged him to step aside, and I think he should accept their counsel and exit the Senate race.” The Romney campaign said the statement came in regards to a plea for Akin to remove himself from Missouri’s current Republican 

Mitt Romney Calls On Todd Akin To Quit Senate Race Huffington Post Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Tuesday called on Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) to drop out of the U.S. Senate race in Missouri. “As I said yesterday, Todd Akin’s comments were offensive and wrong and he should very seriously consider what course would be in the best interest of our country,” said Romney in a statement. “Today, his fellow Missourians urged him to step aside, and I think he should accept their counsel and exit the Senate race.”

Tweets of note: 

@chucktodd Since Romney put out statement, Gotten another handful of GOP statements calling on Akin to get out. Apparently, everyone watching the clock

@politico .@aburnspolitico has more — Romney says Akin should drop out:http://politi.co/NDKTJm

 ‏@AP Sen. McConnell says #Akin‘s apology is insufficient, calls for Missouri congressman to end his campaign: http://t.co/nrBo0OSr

@washingtonpost Romney’s statement on Akin: http://t.co/2td4uQSE

@nprpolitics Akin Stands Ground After ‘Legitimate Rape’ Comment http://t.co/f5LMkyIP

@nytimes Latest: Romney calls on Akin to exit Missouri Senate race http://t.co/sFyus5PC

 
 

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