Mitt Romney Airs Concerns Over Olympics Security

July 27, 2012 12:00 AM
Mitt Romney Airs Concerns Over Olympics Security

" LONDON (CBS) – On the eve of the London 2012 Opening Ceremonies, Mitt Romney voiced personal concerns regarding the city’s preparedness for the Games. Considering that the UK is about to undertake the world’s largest sporting event, it inevitably raises the question: can London clear the Olympic security hurdle?

Romney cited private security firm G4S’s inability to meet its Olympic personnel quota as one of the issues he found “disconcerting.”

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“The stories about the private security firm not having enough people…that obviously is not something which is encouraging,” he said.

Mayor of London Boris Johnson dismissed Romney’s jab at a concert in Hyde Park yesterday "

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