Mitt Romney Spokesman's Verbal Altercation With Reporters

When asked about recent missteps, Mitt Romney's press secretary responded with tough words.
2:01 | 07/31/12

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THIS MORNING, A VERBAL ALTERCATION BETWEEN MITT ROMNEY'S SPOKESMAN AND THE PRESS CORPS COVERING THE CANDIDATE'S VISIT TO POLAND THIS HOUR. THE REPORTERS WERE ASKING ABOUT MISSTEPS MADE BY MITT ROMNEY ON HIS OVERSEAS TRIP. AND HIS PRESS SECRETARY RESPONDED WITH VERY STRONG WORDS. DAVID MUIR IN WARSAW THIS MORNING. DAVID, GOOD MORNING. Reporter: GOOD MORNING FROM WARSAW. THE GOVERNOR SPEAKING HERE JUST A SHORT TIME AGO, TELLING THE POLISH PEOPLE THEY HAVE AN EXTRAORDINARY HERITAGE. IT'S AN HONOR FOR HIM TO BE HERE IN THEIR COUNTRY. BUT THIS MORNING, AT THE TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER. ROMNEY WALKING TO HIS MOTORCADE, WHEN THE PRESS POOL BEGAN ASKING ABOUT HIS MISSTEP, SEEMING TO INDICATE THAT CULTURE MAKES ALL THE DIFFERENCE WHEN IT COMES TO ECONOMIC SUCCESS. THE GOVERNOR DID NOT ANSWER THE QUESTIONS. BUT HIS SPOKESPERSON GOT INVOLVED. AND HERE'S WHAT ENSUED. GOVERNOR ROMNEY, DO YOU HAVE ANYTHING TO SAY TO THE PALESTINIANS? WHAT ABOUT YOUR GAFFE? SHOW SOME RESPECT HERE. WE HAVEN'T HAD ANOTHER CHANCE TO ASK HIM QUESTIONS. THIS IS A HOLY SITE FOR THE POLISH PEOPLE. SHOW SOME RESPECT. UNBELIEVABLE. Reporter: SOME VERY TENSE MOMENTS BETWEEN THE PRESS POOL AND THE ROMNEY CAMPAIGN. IT ILLUSTRATES THE GROWING TENSION OVER THE COURSE OF THIS TRIP OVERSEAS OVER THE PERCEIVED GAFFES. AND MANY OF THE REPORTERS BELIEVING THEY HAVE NOT HAD A GOOD ENOUGH CHANCE TO ASK THE ROMNEY CAMPAIGN ABOUT HIS TRIP WHILE OVERSEAS. THERE WAS THE ONE PRESS AVAILABILITY IN FRONT OF 10 DOWNING STREET BEFORE WE SAT DOWN WITH THE GOVERNOR. WHAT RESPONSE HAS BEEN, IF ANY, FROM THE ROMNEY CAMP? Reporter: THE ROMNEY CAMPAIGN RESPONDED THIS MORNING. A REPORTER FROM POLITICO GOT IN TOUCH WITH RICK GORKA, THE SPOKESMAN FROM THERE. HE SAID, I LOST MY COOL. ANOTHER REPORTER GOT THE SAME APOLOGY. DAVID MUIR IN WARSAW. THANK YOU, DAVID. LET'S TURN TO AMY ROBACH

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