Home » NEWS » Economic Development » Romney jabs Clinton in Mississippi speech

Romney jabs Clinton in Mississippi speech

WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney is renewing his pledge to fight for the poor and middle class in a speech that questions Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton’s foreign policy and economic credentials.

The 2012 Republican presidential nominee will appear at Mississippi State University Wednesday evening. It marks Romney’s third public appearance since he signaled interest in a third presidential run earlier in the month.

He questions how Clinton can “provide opportunity for all if she doesn’t know where jobs come from in the first place?” according to speech excerpts obtained by The Associated Press.

Romney also jabs Clinton on foreign policy. He says she “cluelessly” pressed a reset button with Russia while serving as secretary of state.

Clinton is the overwhelming frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination should she run.


… we’d like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising revenues for all conventional media are falling fast. Unlike many, we do not use a pay wall, because we want to continue providing Mississippi’s most comprehensive business news each and every day. But that takes time, money and hard work. We do it because it is important to us … and equally important to you, if you value the flow of trustworthy news and information which have always kept America strong and free for more than 200 years.

If those who read our content will help fund it, we can continue to bring you the very best in news and information. Please consider joining us as a valued member, or if you prefer, make a one-time contribution.

Click for more info

About Associated Press

One comment

  1. If Romney couldn’t beat a weakened second-term Obama how in the world does he think he would beat Hillary? His record at Bain was one of destroying American jobs so job creation is one subject he would do well to avoid. Yet, as a Democrat, I would love to see him be the Republican nominee.

Leave a Reply