Romney Demands Obama Back Off Attacks On Record At Bain Capital

July 16, 2012 12:00 AM
Romney Demands Obama Back Off Attacks On Record At Bain Capital
" WOLFEBORO, N.H. (AP) — Mitt Romney demanded Monday that President Barack Obama back away from his persistent attacks on Romney’s record at Bain Capital, advising that it would be better “if you spent some time speaking about your record.”

“What does it say about a president whose record is so poor that all he can do in this campaign is attack me,” Romney said in a nationally broadcast interview Monday.

Obama said an interview broadcast Monday that he has run mostly positive campaign ads but said they have not been given much attention in the media.

In his interview on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Romney was asked whether Obama should apologize for a series of statements and campaign commercials suggesting that Romney has not been truthful in his accounts of his record as head of Bain Capital, a private equity firm.

Romney responded, “I think when people have accused you of a crime, you have every reason to go after them pretty hard.”

The latest exchange of barbs came as Obama prepared to hold a town meeting in Ohio, a critical state for both candidates, and Romeny was ready to join Louisiana Gov "

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