August 15th, 2012
11:24 PM ET
10 years ago

Video: Ryan pick was a "gamble," Giuliani says

(CNN) - Though he had publicly suggested Mitt Romney pick Sen. Marco Rubio to join the GOP ticket, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday in an interview on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight" that he is "very happy with the choice of Paul Ryan" – although the pick was a "gamble."

"I think that Governor Romney has made a gamble here. He's taken a risk," Giuliani said.

Earlier in the day, Giuliani slammed Vice President Joe Biden for being "not very smart" in response to controversial comments the vice president made at a campaign stop Tuesday.

Filed under: TV-Piers Morgan
Giuliani: Biden has 'never been bright'
August 15th, 2012
03:41 PM ET
10 years ago

Giuliani: Biden has 'never been bright'

(CNN) - Rudy Giuliani on Wednesday questioned Joe Biden's "mental capacity" to lead, delivering a blistering attack against the vice president's competence one day after Biden made a controversial remark on the campaign trail.

"I mean, this guy just isn't bright. He's never been bright. He isn't bright," Giuliani, a Republican, said on CNBC. "And people think, `Well, he just talks a little too much.' Actually, he's just not very smart."

Filed under: 2012 • Joe Biden • Rudy Giuliani • TV-Piers Morgan
August 10th, 2012
09:15 AM ET
10 years ago

Roseanne Barr dishes on why she's running for president

(CNN) - Actress and comedian Roseanne Barr, who's running for president as the nominee for the Peace and Freedom Party, said Thursday she's making a White House bid in order to push "socialist solutions."

"I was asked to carry the water and carry a message during this election and to make socialist solutions part of the narrative, because they're being left out and they work," she said on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight."

Filed under: 2012 • TV-Piers Morgan
August 9th, 2012
08:03 PM ET
10 years ago

Sununu: Obama is a 'wuss'

(CNN) - Former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu, known for his candor, took a jab at former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell's book, "A Nation of Wusses," and launched an attack line at President Barack Obama.

"Obama hasn't passed a budget in four years, he's a wuss," Sununu, a Republican, said Thursday on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight." "Obama has rejected the recommendation of his own Simpson-Bowles, on a budget package, he's a wuss. He wants to lead from behind, he's a wuss."

Catch the full interview at 9 p.m. ET on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight."

Filed under: 2012 • Ed Rendell • John Sununu • TV-Piers Morgan
July 26th, 2012
02:44 PM ET
10 years ago

Romney in Piers Morgan interview: Stop attacking success

(CNN) - Following weeks of questions over Mitt Romney's personal wealth, the presumptive GOP nominee said Thursday that criticism of the nation's wealthy, including his family, would lead to economic demise.

"There are people who are trying to attack success and are trying to attack our success; that's not going to be successful," Romney said in an interview to air Thursday on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight." "When you attack success you have less of it, and that's what we've seen in our economy over the last few years."

Filed under: 2012 • Bain Capital • Mitt Romney • TV-Piers Morgan
July 26th, 2012
02:10 PM ET
10 years ago

Video: Romney: Olympic experience helped me

(CNN) - In an interview with Piers Morgan, Mitt Romney says running the 2002 Winter Olympics has prepared him to govern the U.S.

Filed under: Mitt Romney • TV-Piers Morgan
July 23rd, 2012
09:22 PM ET
10 years ago

After Aurora, Bloomberg urges elected officials to offer solutions

(CNN) - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg continued Monday to call on the nation's political leaders to clarify their positions on gun rights, following Friday's movie theater massacre in Aurora, Colorado.

"I have a responsibility, just like you do, just like everybody does in this country, to try to address the key issues," he said on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight." "You and I can't solve the problem, but we can demand that those elected officials who are – or want to be in charge, have a solution to the problem."

Filed under: Michael Bloomberg • TV-Piers Morgan
July 19th, 2012
04:08 PM ET
10 years ago

McCain again in spotlight over Romney tax returns, Bachmann

(CNN) – Sen. John McCain seems to be confirming his "maverick" nickname this week.

The Vietnam war hero, longtime Arizona senator and 2008 Republican presidential nominee made headlines in recent days both for bucking members of his own party and for staunchly defending the current GOP nominee against attacks. And Thursday, he pushed back against both parties for their reliance on big dollar donors who he says are corrupting the American political system.

Filed under: 2012 • John McCain • Michele Bachmann • Mitt Romney • TV-Piers Morgan
July 10th, 2012
10:11 PM ET
10 years ago

Duckworth: Rep. Walsh's comments 'affect other veterans'

(CNN) - Congressional candidate and veteran Tammy Duckworth said Tuesday on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight" that her opponent, who has charged her military service is "all she talks about," is sending a discouraging message to other veterans.

"I don't mind if he attacks me personally, but when he says a veteran is not a true hero if they speak about their service, he is now discouraging 23 million veterans across this great nation from speaking about their service at a time when young vets coming home need to be talking about the leadership skills they developed in the military," Duckworth said of Rep. Joe Walsh.

Filed under: Congress • Military • TV-Piers Morgan
July 3rd, 2012
07:42 AM ET
10 years ago

Bachmann on VP spot: 'Not for me to make that decision'

(CNN) – Former presidential candidate Michele Bachmann did not deny Monday whether she was being vetted for the job of Mitt Romney's running mate.

"Whoever it is that he chooses to bring in as his V.P., it will be a highly competent person who could step in at a moment's notice and assume the responsibilities of the White House," the Minnesota congresswoman said on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight."

Filed under: Michele Bachmann • Mitt Romney • TV-Piers Morgan • Veepstakes
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