Mitt Romney: an Exclusive Interview

Would Gingrich be easier for Obama to beat than Romney?
1:38 | 12/11/11

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So we have the debate we're aware of Newt Gingrich is surging poll numbers and so a lot of people want to know are you going to take. On Newt Gingrich well be talking about issues of course and we have differing views on some issues and we'll be talking about those differences. That's after all the nature of the debate Karl Rove said ABC that he thought that within the Romney campaign. Staffers must be thinking we should have come out swinging against Gingrich sooner. Do you believe so governor well you know what. I've -- out -- talking about fact what I believe is the right thing for the country. One of those issues reforming Medicare we asked Romney about the plan -- congressman Paul Ryan to create a voucher like system for seniors to shop around for health care. It's -- of the current Medicare. Back to the speaker called that a right wing social engineering plan. I call it a major step forward. A -- plan is very similar to Paul Ryan's -- Poland's plan though would change Medicare as we know it. I certainly hope we'll be able to sustain Medicare over a long period of time to make sure that it's financially stable and Paul Ryan's plan like mine. Does not change the plan for current retirees. And that at this week from the super funded by many of -- Romney's donors why is this man smiling. Because his plan is working. Brutally attacked Mitt Romney and hope Newt Gingrich -- his opponent and it showed a President Obama smiling. An implied that the president would be much happier if in the end he was going up against Newt Gingrich senate because up against you. Do you believe Newt Gingrich would be easier for the president to -- in an election. No question in my mind. That I that I -- -- the best chance we have of defeating president Bob.

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