BIRMINGHAM (WWJ) – Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is responded to allegations from the Obama campaign that he’s aligning himself with extremists in the party.
At a rally in Commerce Township Friday, Romney referenced the discredited rumor that President Barack Obama was not born in the U.S.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: From Mackinac to Motor Bella, Major Events Return
Speaking on CBS Evening News Friday night, Romney defended his comments.READ MORE: Here Is An Update On The Chevy Bolt Recall
“Oh, we’re in Michigan, Ann and I both born in Detroit, and of course a little humor goes a long way – the crowd loved it and got a good laugh,” said Romney.
Romney said the comment was not a swipe at the President. “I’ve said throughout the campaign and before, there’s no question about where he (the President) was born, he was born in the U.S.,” said Romney.MORE NEWS: James Craig Announces Run For Governor, Begins To Campaign
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