BIRMINGHAM (CBS Detroit) Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is sitting down for the first time with a national news anchor since his pick of Paul Ryan as running mate.
It promises to be a “wide-rangingÂ interview on the campaign trail.”READ MORE: Nurse Gets Probation For Role In Teen's Death At Kalamazoo Youth Home
And if the background on “CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley” looks familiar, it should: The interview is happening in Birmingham, Mich. In fact, Pelley’s entire broadcast Friday night will be live from Birmingham. “CBS Evening News” broadcasts locally 6:30 to 7 p.m. on CBS 62.
During the show, an excerpt of the Romney interview will air; the rest willÂ broadcast on CBS 62 during the week of August 27 alongside CBS Newsâ prime time coverage of the Republican National Convention.READ MORE: Booster Shots Become Available, Pfizer Starts Testing Pill For COVID-19 Prevention
This comes asÂ Romney brings his running mate Ryan to the battleground state of Michigan for the first time Friday for a campaign rally.Â The two are expected to make an afternoon appearance atÂ Long Family Orchard Farm and Cider MillÂ Commerce Township. Doors will open at 9:30 a.m. for the public event.
It’s on the heels of Vice President Joe Biden’s appearance in Flint, where he lambasted Ryan and Romney for being “out of touch,” and Romney specifically for his New York Times opinion piece titled “Let Detroit Go Bankrupt.”
SayingÂ Obama would definitely win a second term, Biden unleashed the line: “Osama bin Laden is dead and General Motors is alive.”MORE NEWS: Former Daughter-In-Law Of Dr. Anderson Speaks Out In Support Of Anderson’s Victims, All Victims Of Sexual Abuse
What’s Romney’s rebuttal? Watch and find out.