Romney to deliver 'closing argument' in Wisconsin
November 1st, 2012
08:41 PM ET
7 years ago

Romney to deliver 'closing argument' in Wisconsin

Virginia Beach, Virginia (CNN) - Mitt Romney will deliver what his campaign is describing as his "closing argument" Friday, a top aide to the GOP nominee confirmed to CNN.

The Republican candidate is scheduled to articulate that final case to voters at a campaign stop in West Allis, Wisconsin before heading back to the battleground state of Ohio for two campaign stops.

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The event will mark Romney's first stop in Wisconsin since the day after he announced Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate in August.

A senior Romney adviser said the GOP contender will be "framing the big choice between change and the status quo."

The choice for voters is either "a new course or another four years like the last four," the adviser said.

Campaign officials had signaled Romney was going to offer up his closing argument earlier this week. But that plan was interrupted by the arrival of Superstorm Sandy.

Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Wisconsin
soundoff (39 Responses)
  1. Chris Christie in 2016!

    Governor Chris Christie would have been a better pick this year. He has heart like Obama and is a straight shooter.

    November 1, 2012 11:29 pm at 11:29 pm |
  2. Safejourney

    Mitt is already done. Americans just dont like you Mitt. you lose

    November 1, 2012 11:41 pm at 11:41 pm |
  3. Ann Coulter is a blonde having a blonde experience

    Major Endorsements this week (for your consideration)
    Ticket #1 Bloomberg, The Economist, and Colin Powell have endorsed Obama.
    Ticket #2 Meatloaf and Lindsey Lohan have endorsed Romney.
    Obama/Biden2012 and forward.

    November 1, 2012 11:44 pm at 11:44 pm |
  4. MaryM

    Bush is in the Cayman Islands visiting Mitts money. Gov Christi praises President Obama, Mitts lies about Chrysler and Chryslers ceo called Mitt a big fat Liar. Mitt is done. Pack it up and go home Mitt and Lyin Ryan

    November 1, 2012 11:46 pm at 11:46 pm |
  5. Tim

    This is an easy election choice. If you love American, you will vote for Romney. If you hate America, you will vote for Obama. It's that simple.

    November 1, 2012 11:48 pm at 11:48 pm |
  6. Observer

    At least Ryan won't have to go far to get home, after he LOSES!

    November 2, 2012 12:19 am at 12:19 am |
  7. Kef14

    Romney's closing argument: "I'm not who I said I was. I'm exactly what you want me to be. I promise!"

    November 2, 2012 12:21 am at 12:21 am |
  8. Yonni

    What Romney/Ryan wishes this tonight? I assume a higher unemployment rate. See there reaction tomorrow morning that will be evident.

    November 2, 2012 12:32 am at 12:32 am |
  9. Thomas

    US officials: No delays in rescue effort in Libya
    The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to provideintelligence information publicly.
    The consulate attack has become a political issue in Washington, with Republicans questioning the security at the consulate, the intelligence on militant groups in North Africa and the Obama administration's response in the days after the attack. Republicans also have questioned whether enough military and other support was requested and received. And presidential candidate Mitt Romney has used the attack as a sign of what he says is President Barack Obama's weak leadership oversea

    The truth hurts but the truth always prevails.

    Mitt Romney / Darrell Issa / Two of a kind

    November 2, 2012 01:02 am at 1:02 am |
  10. Drew Chung

    Romney's plans are hardly new. We had those policies in play before. It led to unequal prosperity, little going to the middle class. Romney is a man of change in the sense that he has changed his position frequently and says what he says to particular crowds simply to get elected.

    November 2, 2012 01:27 am at 1:27 am |
  11. tonie

    When are they going to stop?

    November 2, 2012 03:20 am at 3:20 am |
  12. Yonni

    A week from the presidential election Matt Romney, the second-oldest son of Mitt Romney, travel to met with Russians whom he hoped to convince to invest in his company. Newyork Times article today. Too much for Mitt promise to be though on Putin Russia. His son is already exploiting his father popularity for business. Romney presidency will be a business boom for Romney family not for ordinary people and the 47%ers.

    November 2, 2012 05:20 am at 5:20 am |
  13. GI Joe

    Romney = W

    Bush (W) is in the Caymen's giving a lecture on how to "offshore" to "beat paying taxes" - quite the patriot, isn't he? NOT

    We cannot maintain this country without revenue to pay for infrastructure. Attaching personhood, or abortion, bills to everything is blackmail. STOP it BAGGERS.

    November 2, 2012 05:53 am at 5:53 am |

    Christie threw Mitt the twit under the bus. They are already blaming Christie for Mitt the twit's loss.

    November 2, 2012 06:06 am at 6:06 am |
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