Mitt Romney Won’t Say If He Supports Law That Takes Away Workers’ Rights–But He Did In June

Posted by | October 25, 2011 23:05 | Filed under: Top Stories

Mitt Romney won’t declare his support for an Ohio law curtailing collective bargaining rights for public employee unions, even though he supported this as recently as June.

“My friends in Ohio are fighting to defend crucial reforms that the state has put in place to limit the power of union bosses and keep taxes low,” Romney wrote on his Facebook page in June. “I stand with John R. Kasich and Ohio’s leaders as they take on this important fight to get control of government spending…

Appearing today at a GOP phone bank near Cincinnati, Romney told reporters that he wouldn’t indicate his position on the referendum.

“I am not speaking about the particular ballot issues,” Romney said, according to CNN. “Those are up to the people of Ohio. But I certainly support the efforts of the governor to reign in the scale of government. I am not terribly familiar with the two ballot initiatives. But I am certainly supportive of the Republican Party’s efforts here.”

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