GOP's Rob Portman Cites Gay Son in Support for Same-Sex Marriage

Ohio senator says he had a change of heart on the issue after his son came out two years ago.
0:32 | 03/15/13

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Transcript for GOP's Rob Portman Cites Gay Son in Support for Same-Sex Marriage
A very personal change of heart this morning for Republican lawmaker who had been against gay marriage my. Sun came to -- my wife and I. Told us that he was -- And that it was not a choice and that you know he. That's just part of who years and -- been happily ever since he could remember my faith in my faith tradition. And Ohio senator Rob Portman that made the admission on CNN Portland was once on the shortlist of vice presidential candidates for. Mitt Romney the senator says he told Romney everything during his vetting process.

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