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Aggressive Mitt Romney gets the best of Newt Gingrich in Florida debate

Publié par Clifford Armion le 27/01/2012

Paul West and Seema Mehta

Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney, aiming for a knockout blow in next week's Florida primary, tore into Newt Gingrich in a televised debate Thursday night and vigorously defended his personal wealth as an asset in his presidential campaign.

Romney was aggressive from the outset, starting with the issue of illegal immigration. Gingrich stood by a Spanish-language radio ad he had aired that said Romney was "anti-immigrant." Gingrich withdrew the ad after being admonished by Florida's popular Republican Sen. Marco Rubio.

Romney, noting that both his father and his wife's father were born outside the United States, said such language was "inexcusable."

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"Aggressive Mitt Romney gets the best of Newt Gingrich in Florida debate", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), janvier 2012. Consulté le 21/01/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/aggressive-mitt-romney-gets-the-best-of-newt-gingrich-in-florida-debate