Mitt Romney appeared on CNN this evening in an attempt to silence some of the debate over what really happened during his time at Bain Capital, and why documents named him as Bain’s CEO in 1999 after he had left to head the 2002 Winter Olympics. “I had no role whatsoever in the management of Bain Capital after February of 1999,” Romney said. “There’s a difference between being a shareholder and someone who is running an entity.” Over and over, Romney repeated the February 1999 line, trying to drill home that he was merely “associated” with the firm — not that there’s anything wrong with that, he reminds us. See more in our video clip.
All Members take an oath of office to support and defend the Constitution. The President’s decision to go outside the bounds of the law to try to get what he failed to achieve in the constitutional legislative process violates the Constitution and must be terminated. We have a solemn responsibility to uphold the Constitution, and defend our system of checks and balances against the President’s assault.