The GSA conference with the clown, comedian and mindreader is the kind of embarrassing story any administration wants to avoid on its watch, especially at a time of fiscal austerity when federal workers are coming under attack from some conservatives and a general election looms for a president seeking a second term.
Mitt Romney has had issues in this campaign with cars. There was his "two Cadillacs" comment in February, and news last week about a car elevator in a remodeled California home. But audio from 2004 shows that talking about cars also gave Romney pause during his time as Massachusetts governor.
Mitt Romney's son Tagg responded to the episode today in a pair of Tweets. In the first, he said, "Seriously, lib media mocking my dead grandpa?" And in the second, "George Romney was as good a man I've ever known. Inspirational leader, worked for civil rights, promoted freedom. We need more like him."
Voters in Wisconsin's GOP primary Tuesday are poised to help former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney wrap up his quest for the Republican presidential nomination. But Romney's battle with former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum has been overshadowed by the campaign to recall GOP Gov. Scott Walker.
More delegates are up for grabs as the GOP primaries move to Wisconsin, Maryland and Washington D.C. Politicos are closely watching the Badger State, where Rick Santorum is hoping for a boost from rural voters, and Mitt Romney is looking for a decisive victory. Guest host Jacki Lyden speaks with analysts Mary Kate Cary and Cynthia Tucker.
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