During the former Massachusetts governor’s announcement speech (to run for President), he declared “Barack Obama has failed America. When he took office, the economy was in recession. He made it worse.” Romney has repeated the same line during campaign stops since, including as recently as three days ago.
The Massachusetts Republican was asked about this charge by NBC’s Sue Kroll during a press conference in Allentown, Pennsylvania yesterday. Romney claimed to never have said it, responding, “I didn’t say that things are worse.”