Romney attends grandson's soccer game
September 15th, 2012
04:09 PM ET
6 years ago

Romney attends grandson's soccer game

(CNN) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney attended the soccer game of one of his grandsons on Saturday afternoon in Belmont, Massachusetts.

Romney was joined by his wife, Ann, and one of his sons, Tagg.

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Reporters covering the public appearance said Romney shook hands with several of the kids, posed for a photo with the team, and chatted with other adults at the Beech Street Center in Belmont, where the game was played on an outdoor field.

Filed under: 2012 • Massachusetts • Mitt Romney
soundoff (33 Responses)
  1. Donkey Party

    Fake, phony, pandering photo op. Show us your tax returns, you serial liar.

    September 15, 2012 04:15 pm at 4:15 pm |
  2. biologixco

    Forget the TAXES.
    Let's see the FBARs for 2009 and 2010.
    Let's see the IRS Amnesty filing with MITT"S SIGNATURE~!

    September 15, 2012 04:26 pm at 4:26 pm |
  3. GI Joe

    Another week-end off.

    He tires easily ~~~~ Ann Romney

    We don't need a tired old mormon for our president.

    September 15, 2012 04:39 pm at 4:39 pm |
  4. Phil Thomas

    The Presidents 24/7 Heckler is taking some much needed time off to be with Family. Err sorry the polls say he needs to be human so the RNC programmed the robot to go to a soccar game and shake hands. Sadly it won't work because he opens up his pie hole to much

    September 15, 2012 05:01 pm at 5:01 pm |
  5. tammyk tammy

    Robmoney the retroactively retired robotic Granddaddy. After Nov 6th, he will have plenty of time to attend every soccer match. You people, the voters, will make sure of it. Buh bye Mitt.

    September 15, 2012 05:09 pm at 5:09 pm |
  6. GI Joe

    Disgusting. All he does is look for photo-ops. He hasn't a clue.

    September 15, 2012 05:10 pm at 5:10 pm |
  7. Stand up

    Be prepares for a president that supports his family and gives to the poor. He will be in the white house soon.

    September 15, 2012 05:42 pm at 5:42 pm |
  8. angeson

    Ryan said
    "We want honest money; that means we want honest government."...........Blahahahaha

    September 15, 2012 06:08 pm at 6:08 pm |
  9. Squigman

    Good thing he's go a hobby. He'll never have to serve his country. But your child is another story. Your child will have to serve, just to keep a paycheck coming to the family. Young Romney, not so much.

    September 15, 2012 06:56 pm at 6:56 pm |
  10. Jen

    You are right GI Joe. I also noticed that Mitt does not really work on a weekend. Would be a treat to see if this rich grandpa would remain speaking if t it ever rains where he speaks. Unlike our president who stands strong rain or shine, this grandpa will run for cover. Now that would be a sight for sore eyes. Not to mention grandma Romney with her coiffed hair and thousand dollar t-shirts.

    September 15, 2012 07:11 pm at 7:11 pm |
  11. greybeesgleneden

    Does anyone really pay attention to Ryan anymore. For years he aggresively advocated getting rid of Medicare and replacing it with a voucher system. Now he pretends he never really called for the Medicare amputation. He is about as trustworthy as a skunk in a knapsack.

    September 15, 2012 07:21 pm at 7:21 pm |
  12. Thomas

    I hope the kids played a good game.

    September 15, 2012 08:09 pm at 8:09 pm |
  13. NameAlfromdabronx

    If it was Obama,the field would be packed.

    September 15, 2012 08:17 pm at 8:17 pm |
  14. mikeinmn

    most likely a first for the 1st couple to be.

    September 15, 2012 08:17 pm at 8:17 pm |
  15. judy

    I see he wore his casual cloths. And repos complaine about the president and photo ops. Does mittens know how the game is played.?? Next week he goes to visit in the caymens so he can check on his money. Screwing the IRS is so american. Where do the super pacs keep their money.? Ol sheldon keeps his in china. Kind of a repo trend. 1% wants more tax breaks so they can send more money overseas. outsoruceing and offshore. New repo motto. Forward. 2012

    September 15, 2012 08:45 pm at 8:45 pm |
  16. gary

    A 1%er who won't show what is in his tax returns wants to be prez. SAD!!

    September 15, 2012 09:14 pm at 9:14 pm |
  17. mccgeno

    Wow! He must be the greatest grandpa ever!

    September 15, 2012 10:56 pm at 10:56 pm |
  18. Craig RB

    Soccer is foreign, dressage is foreign and Romney's money is in foreign countries. What a patriot!

    September 15, 2012 11:13 pm at 11:13 pm |
  19. BeverlyNC

    Did Romney criticize President Obama when his grandson didn't make a goal? Everything in Romney's life is Obama's fault – even that the stock market is the highest ever and Romney is richer than ever. He can now hide even more money overseas. Romney is more invested in foreign countries and companies than he is in the U.S. Shouldn't that disqualify him for President? How do we know he will do what is best for us vs what is best for his personal investments? He certainly won't release his tax returns to prove his character, values, or trustworthiness....but he made Ryan release 10 yrs of his taxes to be considered for VP. Romney cannot be trusted and he has proven he has no problem with dishonesty, no problem jumping from one side of an issue to another based on the audience, and has yet to present an economic plan for CBO scoring. He should just end his campaign now. He has already destroyed all credibility with not only the People but with important foreign leaders around the world. He is a joke to them and a disgrace to America.

    September 15, 2012 11:20 pm at 11:20 pm |
  20. bcrunner

    Good!! stay there... How many grandchildren you have?? From now till election, you'll have lots of soccer games to attend... We already have a steady person watching over the U.S... And, if you decide to join the race again, how about showing us your tax returns... since I read again today that you plan to cut your own taxes but raise mine....

    September 15, 2012 11:55 pm at 11:55 pm |
  21. Sonja

    I rather see Romney at a grandsons soccer game than Obama doing his Hollywood rounds.
    I don't need to see any tax returns , he is a rich man ... so what , anybody but Obama.

    September 15, 2012 11:57 pm at 11:57 pm |
  22. The Unsub

    Should have picked Huntsman or Paul. Dream pick should have been Powell!

    September 16, 2012 12:12 am at 12:12 am |
  23. enuff

    And what kind of tissue does he use? That's about as newsworthy.

    September 16, 2012 12:34 am at 12:34 am |
  24. barry

    This shouldn't have been open for comment for the haters to spew their venom. If it was President Obama you wouldn't have done it CNN. Family should be off limits.

    September 16, 2012 12:58 am at 12:58 am |
  25. Brian Mouland

    Guy goes to his grandsons soccer game and too lefties insult him for him for it . Get some fresh air and get a life!

    September 16, 2012 02:38 am at 2:38 am |
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