83°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Mon
75°
66°
80%
Tue
72°
52°
60%
Wed
72°
51°
10%

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

Romney claims Obama doesn't understand business

2 years ago Thursday, November 01, 2012 8:22:15 AM CDT November 01, 2012 Thursday, November 01 2012 Nov 1, 2012 in News
Source: Associated Press

ROANOKE, Va. - Mitt Romney says President Barack Obama doesn't have a clue about how business works.

The Republican presidential nominee also is taking aim at Obama for suggesting the creation of a secretary of business.

Romney says "we don't need a secretary of business to understand business. We need a president who understands business."

Romney's words echo a television ad that his campaign started airing Thursday.

Obama has floated the idea of the new post as a way to consolidate nine agencies that now deal with business matters, and as a way to eliminate bureaucracy. Obama has called it a "one-stop shop" for business owners.

Romney appeared at Integrity Windows in Roanoke, Va., which is owned by a family that Obama praised during his convention speech.

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
5 Days
Radar
Today
83°
69°
Mon
T-Storms
75°
66°
Tue
AM T-Storms
72°
52°
Wed
Mostly Cloudy
72°
51°
Thu
Mostly Sunny
77°
53°